Alabama School Library Association


The 2017-2018 ASLA National Board Certification study group (Library Media) will meet at the Hoover Public Library on September 16 at 10am for new candidates. Second level candidates or renewals will meet on September 23 at the Hoover Public Library at 10am.  Email Tywanna Burton  or Sheikla Blount with questions.

Alabama Library Expo is in September!  Register now!                  Monday, September 19 -- Daphne                                                             Tuesday, September 20 -- Montgomery                                                       Wednesday, September 21 -- Gardendale                                                 Thursday, September 22 -- Decatur 

Member Benefits

  Connections with other Alabama Librarians

  Access to up-to-date professional development

 Advocacy at state and national level


Who we are.

Alabama School Library Association is a professional organization dedicated to the improvement of instruction through the utilization of media and technology. It provides a forum for school library media specialists, administrators, curriculum specialists, teachers, library media educators, graduate students, professional association leaders, and retired library media professionals to promote excellence in education in Alabama through effective school library media programs.

ASLA is the affiliate of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, the American Association of School Librarians, and the Alabama Education Association.

If you are interested in joining ASLA as a member, please visit the "JOIN ASLA" link at the top

Professional Development

As a member of ASLA, you will have access to relevant professional development for school library media specialists. 

ASLA collaborates with the Alabama State Department of Education, Alabama Library Association (ALLA), and other professional organizations to bring webinars and other professional development for school librarians across the state.

ASLA hosts the following professional development opportunties:
  • Annual Summer Conference
  • New Librarians Conference (every three years)
  • EdCamp ASLA
  • Webinars in conjunction with other organizations

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