Note: This publication has some very practical and easy-to-implement advice. One great example is how a school librarian uses the annual back-to-school night to offer parents a quick introduction to the library's subscription databases (p. 80). -- Jen
How do the most successful school library media specialists play a leading role in student achievement in their schools? Jo Ann Carr and AASL share behind-the-scenes details and best practices, including how and why top programs succeed, get funding, and become integral contributors in their school communities. Learn how winners integrate their programs into the school curriculum and drive excellence within these areas: learning and teaching, information access and delivery, program administration, and future vision. Explore websites of the award winners and review worksheets, fliers, and before-and-after photos to understand the process behind the success.