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Antioch University Seattle School Library Endorsement Program: Librarian Losses & Gains

EDU 602 LIBM Program and Collection Management is a required course in the school library endorsement program of Antioch University Seattle

ISTE & Advocacy Webinars

Session 2 of the ISTE School Librarians / EveryLibrary webinar designed to give you insights on what you can do to get started quickly on a campaign to safeguard your own position or budget, or to get organized across a district when cuts are threatened. Learn about the right way to engage parents and other stakeholders in the face of crisis, and get oriented to how can be put to work in support. If there is a threat to your position or budget, or to other school libraries or librarians across your district, know how to mobilize people to help you fight back. Presented by: John Chrastka, EveryLibrary, and Elissa Malespina, ISTE School Librarians Network Chair, April 26, 2018. Sponsored by Follett.

Largely adapted from the School Library Journal article published 4/3/18:

Fighting Cuts: How To Keep Librarians in Schools

State Reports

More Advice on Fighting Staffing Cuts

School Librarian Positions Cut

Iowa Report Losses

Efforts to Restore School Librarians in Tucson, Arizona

Read Judi Moreillon's School Librarian Leadership blog about the efforts to restore school librarians in Tucson, Arizona. 


National Research on School Librarian Positions

Standardized Testing

School District Strategies for Cutting Staff

Strategies That Saved Jobs

LIS Program Cuts & New Programs