Connecticut Association of School Librarians

January 2013 Blog Posts (3)

School Librarian Job Description

Hello,   We are rewriting our job description in our district.  It was last updated in 1991.  Do you have a sample job description that you can share so we have some good input to HR.    I do have a sample job description from AASL, but we would like to see  other districts examples.  Also,  have you been gathering articles, data or statistics over the years that document how LMS's have helped improve student performance.   Any articles, data or statistics that you are willing to share would…


Added by Patricia W. Colonnese on January 28, 2013 at 6:32pm — 2 Comments

AASL Midwinter conference SEATTLE

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.…


Added by Mary Ellen Minichiello on January 27, 2013 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Wow. Powerful.

Seth Godin's blog on January 12 is food for thought.

"The cost of neutral

If you come to my brainstorming meeting and say nothing, it would have been better if you hadn't come at all.

If you go to work and do what you're told,…


Added by Irene Kwidzinski on January 15, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments




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