Approved School Library Media Conferences

Conference Requirements

The conference must be at a regional, state, national, or international level.The conference focus should be on one or more of the five roles of the school librarian as described in AASL’s

Empowering Learners. Conference attendance must be a minimum of 8 full hours, not including meals. The 8 hours can be broken up into two days or completed in one day.

Information is updated throughout the year with more opportunities. Check back often!

Georgia Conferences

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

Sponsor: Ga Southern University (Dr. Jones will be there!)

Featured Speaker: Joyce Valenza and Andy Plemmons

When: Friday and Saturday, September 15-16, 2017

Where: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA

Website: http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ce/conferences/infolit/

(submit a copy of your student schedule with your registration to get the student rate)

Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults

When: 2018 dates TBA

Where: KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Parkway Kennesaw, Georgia 30144

Website: http://lcya.kennesaw.edu/

Georgia Educational Technology Conference

2017 Dates: November 8-10, 2017

Where: Georgia International Convention Center, College Park, GA.

Website: http://www.gaetc.org/

Georgia Children’s Book Awards and Conference on Children’s Literature

When: March 23-24, 2018

Where: University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Website: http://gcba.coe.uga.edu/

Georgia Library Media Association Summer Institute

When: TBA

Where: TBA

Website: http://www.glma-inc.org/summer-institute/

National Conferences

American Association of School Librarians National Conference

When: November 9-11, 2017

Where: Phoenix, AZ

Website: https://s4.goeshow.com/aasl/annual/2017/index.cfm?

American Association of School Librarians GAME

(Gaming as Meaningful Education)

When: September 23-24, 2017

Where: Rochester, NY

Website: http://www.ala.org/aasl/game

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

When: June 24-27, 2018

Where: Chicago

Website: https://conference.iste.org/2018/