The disruptions and numerous uncertainties surrounding the pandemic have made an already challenging era for school librarians and other educators that much tougher. We take a closer look at how professionals in the field are tackling these issues head on.

Supporting School Librarians Through Covid-19 and Beyond
Advocacy experts share successes and challenges they’ve experienced during the pandemic.

School Librarian Employment Study Receives IMLS Grant
This summer, the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced that Antioch University Seattle has received a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant to study the decline of school librarian positions nationwide.

Black Lives Matter: Crucial Discussions in the Classroom
We asked educators across the country how they are taking action to address racism and social justice with their students.

RULER’s Approach to Social Emotional Learning
As students, families, and teachers face the difficulties that have arrived with the pandemic, social and emotional learning has never been more important.

Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Offers Free SEL Course

To help educators and students during the pandemic, the center will offer a virtual social emotional learning course to all Connecticut school staff working in a preK–12 school setting.

Perseverance in Uncertain Times: A Q&A with AASL President Kathy Carroll
We spoke with Kathy Carroll, the 2020–2021 president of the American Association of School Librarians, about how she is envisioning the year ahead.