Librarians as Leaders
Resources older than 2017 can be found on a separate page.
Church, Audrey. "If You Invite a Legislator to the Library…." KQ, AASL, 17 Mar. 2017.
Cole, Margaret. "The New Librarian: Using Advocacy to Promote Leadership." eSchool News, 30 Mar. 2018.
Drake, Warren. "Repurposing School Library Positions | Take the Lead." School Library Journal, 27 Feb. 2018.
Eichenlaub, Iris. "What’s a Student-Centered Library?" KQ, AASL, 31 July 2018.
Gaffney, Loretta. "School Librarians’ Knowledge: What We Bring to the Curricular Table." KQ, AASL, 11 Jan. 2018.
Hand, Dorcas. "Stronger Together: School Librarians and Teachers." ATPE Blog, Association of Texas Professional Teachers, 12 Apr. 2018.
Hand, Dorcas. "TASL Can Learn from ALSC: Advocacy for Youth Services." TASLTalks, TLA, 30 Mar. 2017.
Harper, Amelia. "The benefits of collaborating with school librarians." Education Dive, Industry Dive, 26 Sept. 2018.
Heath, Chip, and Dan Heath. "10 Big Ideas: The Secret to Student Engagement." EdWeek, 10 Jan. 2018.
Hutchinson, Elizabeth. "Why Do Teachers Need School Librarians? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself." ElizabethHutch, 7 Nov. 2017.
Jensen, Kelly. "15 Ways to be a Literary Advocate." Bookriot, 24 Apr. 2017. Yes, that's "Literary" in the title - but it's advocacy as well!
Kagan, Oleg. "7 Insidious Myths About Libraries and Reading (the first two kill me)." Medium, EveryLibrary, 19 Oct. 2018.
Kagan, Oleg. "FAQs for Library Lovers: Snappy Answers for Grumpy Uncles and Other Haters." Medium, EveryLibrary, 22 Nov. 2017.
MacMeekin, Mia. "27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does." An Ethical Island: How to Teach Without a Lecture and Other Fun, 12 Apr. 2013.
Maxey, Andrew, and Mike Daria. "How To Speak Administrator." School Library Journal, 3 Oct. 2018.
Miller, Angie. "But My Principal Won’t Let Me! Leadership, Advocacy, & Some Rebel Yell from the Library." KQ Blog, AASL, 10 Aug. 2017.
Moran, Mark. "A “To Be” List for School Librarians." Blog, SweetSearch, 9 Nov. 2017.
Moreillon, Judi. "Becoming Literate: A Lifelong Process." School Librarian Leadership, Judi Moreillon, 3 Dec. 2018.
Moreillon, Judi. "Coleading Alongside Principals." School Librarian Leadership, Judi Moreillon, 22 Oct. 2018.
Moreillon, Judi. "Empowered Citizenship." School Librarian Leadership, 19 Mar. 2018.
The Organized Mind. "READING TOO SOON. There is a widely held belief in this country (and many others) that if we start teaching children to read, write, and spell in preschool and kindergarten that they will be ahead of the game (and their peers) by first grade. ..." Facebook, 5 July 2015. “Also, spend lots of time reading to them. Read to them so they can practice mental imagery in a relaxed environment.”
Pettaway, Taylor. "Cambridge school librarian stunned by national award." Boston Herald, 17 Oct. 2018, “’She impacts the whole school with her role as a librarian,’ said Bonnie Somers, the foundation’s senior vice president. “Libraries have become so multidimensional but at its core is learning to love reading and that is the one thing she works to do everyday, and that impacts future opportunities for the students as well as teaches them how to live life to the fullest.’”
Schlosser, Maureen. "Grab the Attention of Stakeholders and Avoid School Library Cuts." KQ, AASL, 17 Jan 2017.
Trettin, Sara. "School Librarians: [Un]Quiet Leaders of Digital Change." Medium, Office of Ed Tech, US Dept of Education, 19 Jan. 2017.
Turek, Tanya. "This Is What Being an Elementary School Librarian Means to Me Today." Brightly: Raise Kids Who Love to Read, Penguin Random House. “Building a culture of literacy by way of creating a space where books and reading partner with collaborative play and community is what being a librarian — and book lover — means to me today.”
Yorio, Kara. "Fighting Cuts: How to Keep Librarians in Schools." School Library Journal, 3 Apr. 2018.
Zeiger, Stacy. "4 Ways Libraries Benefit Kids." Help Teaching Blog, 26 Mar. 2018.