2025 Conference

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Join us January 30 - February 2, 2025 in San José, CA.

2025 Annual CSLA Conference

January 30 - February 2, 2025

San José, CA

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Tips for Justifying your Attendance

Saves school money in times of challenging budgets.

  • Provides time saving, money saving, and innovative ideas for librarians, library staff, teachers, and students to use.
  • Learn from experienced teacher librarians and classified library personnel.
  • Exhibits offer the chance to review products that would fit the needs of your school. Offers the chance to network with vendors.
  • See demonstrations of new products and new product lines.
  • Conference provides an opportunity to hear experts in Young Adult and Children's literature.

Become a more effective teacher librarian or classified library staff member:

  • Provides ideas, strategies, and technology to serve your users.
  • Learn many of the cloud-based tools and social networks that students enjoy and teachers need to know.
  • Grow your personal learning network by meeting people from around the state.
  • Increase your value to the school by having the tools to teach Digital Literacy, Internet Safety, Cyber Safety for students, the Common Core State Standards, Model California School Library Standards, Copyright & Creativity, and more. 

Learn how to advocate for your library program:

  • Hear from our advocates in Sacramento as they share legislation that affects school library programs.
  • Learn about strategies to showcase your unique skills, becoming indispensable to your school and district.
  • Gain confidence in your ability to advocate for your student's library programs.

Finally, when you return to your school, share with your principal and staff what you learned from sessions, workshops, vendors, informal meetings, and special events.