Explore and Engage with the National School Library Standards

Explore and Engage two of the Shared Foundations in the AASL National School Library Standards! Join us as we collectively examine the integrated frameworks of Explore and Engage, discuss how they connect to your current practice, and develop a plan for implementation of the new standards in your library program.


  • Ellen L. McNair, Librarian, Centreville High School
  • Dr. Elizabeth Burns, Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University
  • Susan Ballard, Vice President, National Collaborative for Digital Equity
  • Jeanie Phillips, Professional Development Coordinator, The Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education