Section of School Librarians (SSL) Update
Submitted by Penny Sweeney, SSL President
We had several members that were featured in Publishers Weekly in December 2017. Rose Luna and Margaux DelGuidice-Calemmo are the authors of an article entitled Library Makeover: How Two Librarians Made Over Their Librarians. Within this article, they discuss makerspace, student leadership, as well as Sue Kowalski, being an inspiration for them.
- American Library Association Midwinter (Denver, CO, Feb 9-12)
- NYLA/SSL Conference (Huntington Hilton, Long Island, May 3-5)
- Guest speakers include
- Pernille Ripp (author of Passionate Readers)
- Ellen Oh (We Need Diverse Books)
- Barbara Stripling (2017 Winner of the ALA Joseph W. Lippencott award)
- Steven Sheinkin (Knickerbocker recipient)
- Hope to see you there!
- American Library Association (New Orleans, June)
- Leadership Retreat (August 2018)
- Focused on the new AASL Standards that were rolled out in November 2017.
- Review of our SLMPE Rubric
- NYSED has begun a Culturally Responsive Librarians Group