Conflict Becomes Collaboration: Managing Professional Relationships

Collaboration is the foundation of a high-quality library program. Conflict can derail vital collaborations in an instant. School librarians establish the strong collegial relationships that are vital to creating collaborative opportunities. Viewers of this session will learn strategies to recognize and manage conflict, enhancing their value as leaders and collaborators. By identifying the silent warning signs of conflict, school librarians can connect in a proactive manner to build trusting relationships. Session recorded during the 2021 AASL National Conference.


  • Val Edwards, Library/Education Consultant, P2G Consulting