SCASL News | June 2018

*Have you ever heard these questions:

  • Why do we still have school libraries if you have technology?
  • Do you just sit around and read all day?
  • Do you have to have a degree for that?
  • Are you a real teacher?
Let’s change this!

It is obvious that we need to do a better job of sharing our story and illustrating our impact on student learning. Join the South Carolina Association of School Librarians Legislative committee, as we promote school libraries each month during the 18-19 school year. Our program, Speak Up SCASL, is a monthly social media campaign to share the instruction, reading programs, technology integration, and impact that SC’s school libraries have on our students and teachers. Each month from August to May, we are asking that you share a story and photo related to that month’s topic. You can share on a social media site or by email to our local, state, and national stakeholders. We hope you’ll join us in advocating for school libraries. Participation is easy!

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Know any great SCASL Librarians? Nominate them today for a leadership position! Send your nominations or questions to Cathy Jo Nelson, our Immediate Past President and current chair of the Elections Committee.

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