New Librarians Conference Committee

Commitment Time Frame: 6-8 months; every 3 years (2019, 2022, 2025)

Committee Description: Works alongside the ASLA Conference Chair to plan a half-day professional learning opportunity for PK-12 Alabama school librarians having served less than 5 years as a school librarian. It is important to focus on pertinent and applicable topics for school librarians new to the profession.

Committee Expectations:

  • Work with the New Librarians Conference chair to plan for professional learning topics pertinent to PK-12 school librarians in Alabama having served less than 5 years in the role as a library media specialist.
  • Execute publicity of the New Librarians Conference
  • Have the ability to send mass emails, reply to responses promptly, help the committee select applicants to attend New Librarians Conference
  • Organization skills to sort through numerous applications, notify, and plan logistics for the half-day conference
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate with the ASLA board, chair, and participants

New librarians Chair

April Wallace

Pelham Park Middle School, apriljwallace@gmail.com