Advocacy Resources

Missouri’s school libraries are transforming – physically, virtually, and philosophically – to meet the needs of our students, staff, parents, and community. Our libraries are adapting to today’s needs, building skills beyond just reading and research, and reaching into the areas of making and creating. Please use the following resources to advocate for your role in the school community!


School Librarians Transform Learning

School Librarians Transform Learning infographic thumbnailCreated for the digital supplement School Libraries Transform Learning, this infographic includes statistics and quotes on the school librarians’ impact on student learning and leadership within the school. The infographic is freely available for download by members of the media and general public provided no alterations are made and that the posting is for education, noncommercial purposes only.


Strong School Libraries Build Strong Students
Strong School Libraries Build Strong Students thumbnailCreated by the AASL Legislation Committee, this infographic is freely available for download by members of the media and general public provided no alterations are made and that the posting is for education, noncommercial purposes only. Additional resources are also available.

 


Working Together Is Working Smarter Infographic 
Working Together Is Working Smarter Infographic This infographic details key school librarian findings from Remolding Literacy Learning: Making Room for What Works, a report released by the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE). The report details key findings from a nationwide survey and investigates the connection between professional learning, educator collaboration, and student learning.