Connecticut Association of School Librarians
Along with Jackie Galante, I am representing CASL at the ALA Mid-winter Conference and the AASL Affiliate Assembly. Weather has been balmy compared to New England! It's been 48 and cloudy with some rain and some sun!
Yesterday, we went to a workshop on Dewey or don't we? This is a hot topic as to whether or not school libraries should shelve their books according to Dewey or according to genres. AASL put together an interesting panel of six with all points of view presented.…Continue
A major concern throughout the country are the new frameworks that are being used for teacher evaluations in public schools. In Connecticut, a group of educators(minus any classroom teachers) created a draft for Connecticut districts to either accept or edit to fit their specific group of teachers. State library media organizations have been working on developing a framework specifically for library media specialists, since our job includes responsibilities that are different from the…Continue