AASL 15th National Conference & Exhibition

One Book

Join Nicholas Carr and other AASL conference-goers to discuss The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains.

One Film

In conjunction with the appearance of Dr. Mimi Ito, the AASL will present two screenings of the documentary “Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century”Social proof

General Sessions

Open to all conference attendees, general sessions invite today’s best minds to speak about matters relevant to educators.


Take advantage of great half- and full-day educational opportunities before the conference begins!  These are  hands-on workshops that offer group and one-on-one interaction.  Preconferences are not included in general registration.  Additional fees apply.

Concurrent Sessions

Check out our exciting line up!  Sessions are listed by topic sub-categories.

Contact Hours

AASL is not an accredited agency but will provide a proof of attendance sheet to participants on-site. The attendance sheet will allow participants to track their sessions and clock hours and will verify attendance.  The participant is responsible for exchanging the contact hours for continuing education (CE) credit through their district.

Tickets & Registration

Call us to register for our event:

Phone: (866) 229-2386 (domestic registrants – toll free) Phone: (301) 694-5243 (international registrants)

Sponsorship & Advertising

It is through the support of our vendor community that enables AASL to reach many of its strategic initiatives and advocacy efforts.  By getting your name in front of attendees you are not only increasing your market reach but you are also demonstrating a commitment to their professional organization and the school library profession.

AASL National Conference Sponsorship
Take advantage of one of the many sponsorship opportunities at the AASL National Conference and become a member of the AASL Alliance Program. For more information, contact Allison Cline at 312-280-4385.

Conference Program Book Advertising
Reserve advertising space in the conference program book – the one item you can be sure attendees will carry with them each day.

AASL Advocate Ad Sales
Reserve your advertising space now in the AASL Advocate – the onsite, daily conference newspaper attendees depend on for their news and updates!

AASL works to ensure that all members of the school library field collaborate to:

  • Provide leadership in the total education program
  • Participate as active partners in the teaching/learning process
  • Connect learners with ideas and information, and
  • Prepare students for life-long learning, informed decision-making, a love of reading, and the use of information technologies.

AASL Membership

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is the only national professional membership organization focused on the needs of school librarians and the school library community. We serve the needs of more than 10,000 school librarians in the United States, Canada and around the world. Having supported the profession for more than 50 years, AASL understands the current realities and evolving dynamics of the professional environment, and is positioned to help members redefine themselves and the profession as leaders in education.

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