SAYL Mail for January 11, 2021

SAYL Mail   School and Youth Librarians Newsletter     January 11, 2021   Upcoming events of interest Jan 12   3:00 pm AASL Townhall: Leading Learning   More info and registration Jan 12   3:45-5:15pm AKRISE monthly meetup chat for rural educators will include Martha Tomeo who will share “Strategies for reaching learners during the pandemic”. More info and registration   Jan 15 Jo Morse
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SAYL Mail for December 4, 2020

SAYL Mail   School and Youth Librarian’s Newsletter    December 4, 2020   Around the State The 2020-21 Statewide Creative Writing Contest opened for entries on November 16th and will close on Monday February 15th, 2021. Winners are eligible for cash prizes ranging from $25-$50 dollars. Grant Prize $200 and Editor’s Choice Prize $100. K-12 levels are for
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SAYL Mail for October 30, 2020

SAYL Mail   School and Youth Librarians Newsletter   October 30, 2020   AASL Town Hall   November 18, 2020    3:00 PM “Join us for a conversation with the AASL School Leader Collaborative. The superintendent and principals in the Collaborative will share their perspectives about the leadership of school librarians in these pandemic learning conditions and answer questions about how to best
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SAYL Mail October 16, 2020

SAYL Mail      School and Youth Librarian’s Newsletter   October 16, 2020 Around the State Congratulations to AkASL school librarian awardees. 2020 School Librarians of the Year are Lisa Whip from West Homer Elementary and Shelly Logsdon from Wasilla High School. “For excellence in providing essential information and technology services to students and staff, while supporting the
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SAYL Mail for September 25, 2020

SAYL Mail School and Youth Librarian newsletter            September 25, 2020   Alaska Association of School Librarians is interested in learning about the state of school libraries during COVID. Your answers are appreciated. All survey answers are anonymous unless you choose to answer contact questions at the bottom of the survey. Please take a few minutes
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SAYL Mail for September 18, 2020

SAYL Mail            School and Youth Librarians newsletter          September 18, 2020 Best News The Alaska Board of Education adopted the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to update our school library standards from 1999. Progress!! Many thanks to those who served on the writing and review committees and spoke in support during the public comment at
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SAYL Mail for August 31, 2020

  SAYL Mail School and Youth Librarians newsletter              August 31, 2020 September 16, 2020   Alaska State Board of Education meeting The AASL Standards Framework for Learners will be considered for adoption! When agenda is available it can be found at https://education.alaska.gov/state_board/sept-2020   September 16  3:00PM     AASL Townhall: Leading Learning       Register Join AASL leadership and your
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SAYL Mail for August 20, 2020

SAYL Mail   School and Youth Librarian newsletter               August 20, 2020 Reminders Last chance for public comment on the adoption of the AASL Standards Framework for Learners as the new school library standards to replace our information literacy standards from 1999. Go here: http://notice.alaska.gov/198958 for more information about the process and venues for commenting. Deadline: August
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