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Meet the Australian School Library Association Board members to find out what ASLA does for you and the profession. This presentation is an opportunity for you to develop your understanding of your national association and to find out how the programs, publications, events and activities can benefit you.

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Australian School Library Association

  2. 2. Chief Executive Officer 2 Karen Bonanno Facilitator for this webinar Housekeeping: Listen-only mode Attendee control panel Question facility Post-webinar informationAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  3. 3. From the President 3 Provide overall Work to ensure ASLA leadership and guidance remains the peak body for school libraries and Act on behalf of ASLA teacher librarianship Keep a watching brief Maintain liaison at an on any political executive level with ALIA, developments IASL and other bodies Monitor the work of various Project Teams Isobel Communicate regularly Williams with the membership Chair all meetingsAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  4. 4. Achievements from 2012 4 AITSL Illustrations of Joint statement on school Practice Project libraries and teacher Development of evidence librarians with AEU & guides for teacher ALIA librarians in line with ACCESS journal – Full Highly Accomplished colour & end of year survey AITSL standards Continued online presence Australian Teacher and new website Librarian of the Year 2012 Consultation on the Future National Year of Reading learning and school Submissions to Coalition libraries: a discussion Review of Online Safety for paper Children and Productivity Corporate partnerships Commission Draft process started Research Report: Schools Discounted rate for SCAN Workforce for all individual membersAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  5. 5. Future plans 5 AITSL Standards mapped to teacher librarian role for Proficient and Lead career stages ASLA XXIII Conference in Hobart Ebook publication Monthly email newsletter to members Professional learning across Australia – face-to-face & virtual Submissions to governments Work with ALIA & other associations on The 13 Project Continued liaison with other associations School Library Association Inc.
  6. 6. From the Vice President 6 Work to ensure ASLA remains the peak body for school libraries and teacher librarianship Assist & deputise for the President Sandy Oversee any special projects Amoore Facilitate relationships with external and international organisations Regional associate for IASLAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  7. 7. ACCESS Editorial Project Team 7 publications/access.aspx Published 4 times a year Membership benefit Major foci Collaborative curriculum development Inquiry-based learning Integration of information technology Teaching programs and information management Contributions welcome Future plan > online journalAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  8. 8. From the Secretary 8 Minutes of meetings Support provided to recorded and distributed Project Teams promptly Address Constitutional Correspondence requirements prior to undertaken in and during meetings in conjunction with conjunction with the President and Executive President and Executive Officer Officer Jan Ensure documentation Barnett for meetings is distributedAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  9. 9. Awards Project Team 9is responsible for overseeing: ASLA Citation ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year Award (sponsored by Weblinks/Pledgers) Judging panel composition & judging rubrics Selection criteria for awards Collaboration with Executive Officer to source sponsorship for awards School Library Association Inc.
  10. 10. From the Treasurer 10 Monitors the financial health of the association With Finance Project Team – develops annual budget June WallAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  11. 11. ASLA XXIII Biennial Conference 11 Conference Project Team Hobart -- 2013 Biennial 3 day 28th September to 1st conference October Hobart in 2013 Hotel Grand Chancellor Sydney in 2011 The Curriculum Perth in 2009 Experience: Connect, Adelaide in 2007 Integrate, Lead Professional- learning/ASLA- Conference-2013.aspxAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  12. 12. Futures paper 12 As a result of the Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians, ASLA is finalising a futures paper for the profession. It will be available by the end of this term.Australian School Library Association Inc.
  13. 13. Director – Anne Girolami 13Anne Girolami Qualified teacher librarian Resides in Victoria Represent the needs of members Represent the voice of membersAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  14. 14. Policy Advisory Project Team 14 Policy statements review and update identify the need manage the development Developing standards document Meet at least once a term School Library Association Inc.
  15. 15. Director – Sue Johnston 15 Resides in South AustraliaSue Johnston Chair of Professional Learning and Director Induction Project Teams Member of the Constitution Review Group Contribute to Board discussions between meetings Disseminate messages and information to South Australia members Represent ASLA at events in South AustraliaAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  16. 16. Professional Learning Project Team 16 Professional learning available for members Virtual and f-2-f events National delivery Local delivery Informed of professional learning via email and on website Examples for 2013: Learning Paradigms, Australian Curriculum and Web 2.0 tools, EBP, Ebooks, ‘flipped libraries’, curation and ASLA XXIII Biennial ConferenceAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  17. 17. Director Induction Project Team 17Most recent Directors: New Board MembersAnne Plowman resides in undergo an Induction New South Wales Program Role of the Board Anne is Duties of Board also a Members member Responsibility as a of the Board Member Policy Communication Advisory Project Board Meetings Team Project Team workAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  18. 18. Director – Jennie Bales 18Jennie Bales Resides in Tasmania Represent the interests of all members of the association Actively participate in Board meetings Present member issues and concerns Be responsible for at least one project teamAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  19. 19. Publications Project Team 19 Address the objects of the association publications/resource- Provide a direct benefit materials.aspx to members e.g. History resources to support Australian Curriculum delivery Provide an income stream e.g. ebooks for learningAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  20. 20. Input into national agendas 20 Get Caught Reading Provide timely feedback and input into key national agendas National profiling through Love2Read – Reading Hour media and ACCESS Promote the value of school The Coalition’s Discussion Paper on Enhancing Online library programs in address Safety for Children literacy acquisition The 13 Project Resources - advocacy/13project/announce publications/national-year-of- ment.aspx reading-20121.aspxAustralian School Library Association Inc.
  21. 21. Post-webinar information 21 The PowerPoint presentation will be available at Membership information is available at Follow ASLA on Twitter Like us on Facebook School Library Association Inc.