As school librarians, we are constantly working to collaborate with the other educators within our schools. We know that these efforts result in stronger and deeper learning experiences for our students. School specialist collaboration takes traditional collaboration up a notch by uniting the entire school community around an engaging learning theme. If you need more convincing, read my previous post: Energize Your School Community With
At this moment in time, there is a lot of uncertainty around what school will look like this fall. Rumors are circulating of school districts cutting back on budgets and eliminating positions as they reorganize for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Now is an important time for us to refresh our advocacy skills and learn how to effectively advocate for our school library programs.
In September, I had the opportunity to speak before a legislative committee to offer a glimpse of “A Day in the Life” of a school librarian. I believe it is important to let people know about the work we do in our schools, so I was honored to participate in this educational opportunity. Some of my key points: School Librarians are strongly committed to lifelong