• California Audit Released

    On November 17, 2016, the California State Auditor released a report recommending, among other measures, that the Legislature should define the minimum level of and types of library services that schools must provide.

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  • CSLA
    2017 State Conference

    February 2 – 5, 2017

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

    One Doubletree Drive

    Rohnert Park, California 94928

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  • ESSA Workshop

    CSLA Southern Region partnered with the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) in collaboration with American Library Association’s Office for Library Advocacy (OLA) to offer a comprehensive workshop on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) during the Fall Workshop on October 8, 2016. Learn More about ESSA and how you can contribute.


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  • School Libraries:

         navigating the future, now

    This workshop was held on October 08, 2016, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

    Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles Hotel
    6360 Canoga Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367


    Presentation materials from the workshop are available by clicking Learn More

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  • International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Conference 2017

    IASL’s 46th Annual International Conference will be held at California State University Long Beach on August 4-8, 2017


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  • School Library Services Are the Focus of Audit Request

    State Senator Tony Mendoza requested the audit to determine whether California’s K-12 schools are providing statutorily-required library services to the state’s school children.

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  • Curriculum Help Now Available

    Access the archives for the three-part webinar series on how teacher librarians can help implement the ELA, math, and science common core state standards.

    Webinars provided by CSLA Curriculum and Standards Integration Committee.


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  • CSLA Advocacy Film

    Watch and share CSLA’s new film about what teacher librarians do and why students and schools need them.

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  • Authors for California School Libraries

    8000:1 is the ratio of students to credentialed librarians in California, while the national average is 800:1. Authors’ impromptu reactions to this statistic were filmed at public events.

    Watch Authors Support CA School Libraries

The California School Library Association is an organization of teacher librarians, classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, district, and county coordinators of curriculum, media and technology, and others committed to enriching student learning through school libraries. CSLA is an affiliate of the American Association of School LibrariansAASL Affiliate logo.”

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2017 Conference Sponsors

Thanks to our Conference Sponsors:

  • Follett School Solutions
  • Mackin
  • Perma-Bound Books
  • Ross McDonald Furniture &