Limitless Learning with the AASL Standards - Earn 6 PD Hours!

How do you tell the story of your school library?  Whether it’s through your instruction, professional interactions, or community engagement, the AASL National School Library Standards Framework offers the indispensable resources to unlock limitless learning opportunities for all.

Join this self-paced, asynchronous, 3-module course, Limitless Learning with the AASL Standards, to earn a certificate for six (6) professional development hours.  

Self-enroll in the course with this link:

This course provides training in the implementation of AASL National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries. 

  • Module 1: Develop a shared foundation of ideas and vocabulary.
  • Module 2: Put the standards into practice. 
  • Module 3: Explore strategies and develop tools to engage community members at the local (school or district) level. 
Products from the course will be curated to share.

 Limitless Learning

The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) Board of Directors and Teaching and Learning Committee is proud to offer this free course made possible through the 2019 AASL Past-Presidents Planning Grant for National School Library Standards sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard in honor of E. Blanche Woolls who is not only a past president of the American Association of School Librarians but also a Distinguished Service member of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.

Course Learning Path Authors

Dustin Brackbill is an elementary school librarian in the State College Area School District, located in Centre County, PA. He has served for 15 years in his district. Within the PA School Library Association, Dustin has served on the conference committee, the lit review committee, and the operations committee. Recently, he served as the co-chair of the Teaching & Learning committee, and now he serves as the committee liaison on the PSLA Board of Directors. Follow Dustin on Twitter @DustinBrackbill 

Corey Hall is a middle school teacher at Manheim Central Middle School in Manheim, PA. She has been in the education field for 24 years, the last 8 having been spent in libraries (middle and high).  Corey is the co-chair of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) communications committee and also serves on the conference committee. She was a 2019 ALA Emerging Leader and a 2019 AASL Social Media Rockstar finalist. Follow Corey on Twitter @rchallway

Allison Mackley is the National Board Certified Teacher librarian,  K–12 Library Department coordinator, and instructional technology coach at Hershey High School in the Derry Township School District. She is the immediate past president of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. As an AASL member, she serves as the Region 2 Board Director and was recognized as the 2019 AASL Social Media Superstar Leadership Luminary. The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association won the 2019 AASL Affiliate of the Year during her presidency.  Follow Allison on Twitter @amackley.

Please direct questions to the PSLA Teaching and Learning Committee at [email protected] or the PSLA Board of Directors at [email protected].

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