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AASL Seeks Program and Exploratorium Proposals

Posted Jun 12, 2006
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The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is accepting requests for program and Exploratorium proposals for the 13th National Conference and Exhibition, "The Future Begins @ your library." The conference will be held October 25-28, 2007 in Reno, Nevada.

The AASL National Conference will offer more than 100 75-minute peer-reviewed concurrent sessions. Program content must address at least one of the three areas of responsibility: Learning and Teaching, Information Access, or Program Administration, as identified in AASL's Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning. The deadline for concurrent session proposals is October 20, 2006.

The Exploratorium is a two-hour session held on October 25, 2007 that offers learning stations (table-top displays) where participants can browse at their own pace. Proposals for Exploratorium stations must exemplify best practices in school librarianship, highlight "@ your library" campaigns, showcase the excellence of school libraries, or present a creative solution to a problem in a school library setting. The deadline for Exploratorium proposals is March 30, 2007.

Proposals for concurrent sessions and the Exploratorium can be submitted online at Submission guidelines, topical details, and complete proposal information is available in the "For Presenters" section.

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