Headquarters:65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1900       Chicago, IL 60601-7246                           USA               IASL ...
http://www.comicbillbrumbach.com/2012/04/vacation-recap-part-2.html                            *                          ...
* The faces of our students are changing, it is ever more important to        be aware of our diverse student body and the...
* “The mission of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) is to provide an international forum for th...
*The International Association of School Librarians holds annual conferences all over the world.*In a different location e...
* Membership in IASL is based on the calendar year, from January to December* The IASL provides the following categories o...
*Membership in IASL gives you access to leading research in the field of school librarianship and its related interests*At...
Theme: Enhancing Students’ Life Skills through the School Library                                                         ...
*Periodicals published by the IASL  *School Libraries Worldwide: Published twice a year,   each issue is based on a theme ...
*The IASL partners with associations and schools every 2 years in it’s Support a Member program*Associations and schools c...
*International School Library month occurs during October      of every year   *Use this month to advocate for your librar...
*Diversity: The condition or quality of being diverse, different, or varied; difference, unlikeness.*Multiculturalism: The...
* “Most importantly, cultural competence begins with the recognition that everyone has a culture, and that the current cul...
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*Learn more about what you can do                                   @ iasl-online.org
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The International Association of School Librarians-A Professional Development Tool

  1. 1. Headquarters:65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60601-7246 USA IASL Website
  2. 2. http://www.comicbillbrumbach.com/2012/04/vacation-recap-part-2.html * Click here...
  3. 3. *Rights of the Child states: "the child is entitled to receive education which shall be free and compulsory, at least in the elementary stages. He shall be given an education which will promote his general culture, and enable him on a basis of equal opportunity to develop his abilities, his individual judgement, and his moral sense of social responsibility, and to become a useful member of society." –Principle 7 of The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of the Child * Righthttp://www.un.int/jamaica/
  4. 4. * The faces of our students are changing, it is ever more important to be aware of our diverse student body and their needs * IASL is the international forum for school libraries * Membership includes librarians, teachers, consultants and administrators * A non-profit organization, the focus of the IASL is to support and encourage the use of school libraries across all nations and cultures and foster a worldwide community relationship of school libraries * New faces call for new practices! Membership in IASL is the way to make sure you are delivering the best services to your diversifying students *http://www.mercurymambo.com/2012/11/marketers-learning-multicultural-marketing-is-everyones-responsibility/
  5. 5. * “The mission of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) is to provide an international forum for those people interested in promoting effective school library media programs as viable instruments in the educational process. IASL also provides guidance and advice for the development of school library programs and the school library profession. IASL works in cooperation with other professional associations and agencies.”* “Membership is worldwide, and includes school librarians, teachers, librarians, library advisers, consultants, educational administrators, and others who are responsible for library and information services in schools. The membership also includes professors and instructors in universities and colleges where there are programmes for school librarians, and students who are undertaking such programmes.” * http://www.iasl-online.org/about/
  6. 6. *The International Association of School Librarians holds annual conferences all over the world.*In a different location each year, the IASL annual conference brings school librarians together to share best practices, different practices and practices you can employ to serve ALL students regardless of background*See a full list of IASL activities here.*IASL will help you learn the best ways to communicate the importance of your school library to ALL people of different cultures and creeds within your community *
  7. 7. * Membership in IASL is based on the calendar year, from January to December* The IASL provides the following categories of membership: Association, Individual, Retiree and Student Membership* Membership fees per category: * Student/Retiree: $30.00 USD per year * Personal/Individual: $100.00 USD per year * Association: $200.00 USD per year* More information on membership, what each category offers and a membership application visit the: * IASL Page Dedicated to Membership Information *
  8. 8. *Membership in IASL gives you access to leading research in the field of school librarianship and its related interests*Attend the annual conference! Financial assistance offered through the IASL/Jean E. Lowrie Leadership Development Fund and the Ken Haycock Leadership Development fund*Help a fellow librarian attend via the Support a Member Program*All publications of the IASL are available on their website for purchase and online access for members *
  9. 9. Theme: Enhancing Students’ Life Skills through the School Library http://iasl2013.org Registration Early Bird Fee (until Standard Fee (5-1- Category 4-30-13) 13 to 6-30-13) Full Registration- $480.00 $545.00 Member Full Registration- $550.00 $595.00 Non Member Day pass-Member $130.00 $130.00 Day pass-Non $155.00 $155.00 Member Presenter $430.00 $430.00 Spouse/Partner/Gu $220.00 $220.00 est*
  10. 10. *Periodicals published by the IASL *School Libraries Worldwide: Published twice a year, each issue is based on a theme of interest to librarians worldwide *IASL Newsletter: Published 3 times a year, stay up to date on the activities of the IASL and important new developments in the field*Didn’t get to go to Bali this year? Stay up to date on conference happenings by reading Conference Proceedings*Need a new professional review tool? The IASL has one! *
  11. 11. *The IASL partners with associations and schools every 2 years in it’s Support a Member program*Associations and schools can help financially sponsor librarians, teacher librarians and others living in developing countries become members of IASL *
  12. 12. *International School Library month occurs during October of every year *Use this month to advocate for your library *Show the community how important you are to students from every background and their success *Create displays showcasing what your library has to offer *Show your library as a cornerstone for EVERY member of your population *School Libraries are relevant locally and internationally, show them what you can do! *http://www.iasl-online.org/events/islm/islm-logos.htm
  13. 13. *Diversity: The condition or quality of being diverse, different, or varied; difference, unlikeness.*Multiculturalism: The characteristics of a multicultural society; (also) the policy or process whereby the distinctive identities of the cultural groups within such a society are maintained or supported. *
  14. 14. * “Most importantly, cultural competence begins with the recognition that everyone has a culture, and that the current culture represented in many libraries is the culture of mainstream communities, even when those libraries are located in areas that are distinctly different from mainstream communities.”- Patricia Montiel Overall, "Cultural Competence: A Conceptual Framework for Library and Information Science.” The Library Quarterly, 79 (2009): 175-204.* It is our ethical responsibility as school librarians to support the different cultures that exist within our student bodies.* It is our ethical responsibility to not show only diversity (different aspects of the same thing, i.e. “American” culture) but we MUST support and emulate multiculturalism through our collections and most importantly, through our actions.* Our population is changing and our students are changing. We are to prepare them for a world that is full of cultures different from their own. It is ever- more important that we teach them how to be multi-cultural people to succeed in a multi-cultural world. *
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  16. 16. *Learn more about what you can do @ iasl-online.org

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