After the popularity of last year’s Ultimate School Library Conferences Calendar, I knew I had to do another one this year.
Conferences can be a lot of fun, and they’re crucial in terms of our professional growth and networking opportunities- especially if you’ve never been to one before or if you’re a new librarian. I hope you get a chance to attend at least one of the conferences coming up this school year.
I’ve done my best to make this a comprehensive list, but please leave a comment below if you know of a school library conference that is not listed here!
- Aug. 26-30. International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Annual Conference. Bali, Indonesia.
- Sep. 11-14. Kentucky School Media Association (KSMA) joint conference with Kentucky Library Association. Louisville, KY.
- Sep. 25-27. Tri-Conference 2013 (South Dakota Library Association, Mountain Plains Library Association, and North Dakota Library Association). Sioux Falls, SD.
- Oct. 3-5. North Carolina School Library Media Association Annual Conference. Winston-Salem, NC.
- Oct. 3-5. Tennessee Association of School Librarians (TASL) Annual Conference. Murfreesboro, TN.
- Oct. 4-5. New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) Fall Conference. Lawrenceville, NJ.
- Oct. 9-11. Nebraska School Librarians Association (NSLA) / Nebraska Library Association (NLA) Annual Conference. Kearney, NE.
- Oct. 9-11. Kansas Association of School Librarians (KASL) Annual Conference. Topeka, KS.
- Oct. 11-12. Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL) Fall Conference 2013. Portland, OR.
- Oct. 16-18. Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) Annual Conference. Sandusky, OH.
- Oct. 17-19. Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) 2013 Conference. Yakima, WA.
- Oct. 18. Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASLMD) Annual Conference. Ellicott City, MD.
- Oct. 28-29. [email protected] West. Monterey, CA.
- Oct. 29-Nov. 2. Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) International Convention. Anaheim, CA.
- Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) Annual Conference. Springfield, IL.
- Nov. 7-9. Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Fall Conference. Williamsburg, VA.
- Nov. 8-9. Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference. Teaching Library Instruction & Information Literacy: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Directions. Aulani, HI.
- Nov. 14-17. American Association of School Libraries (AASL) 16th National Conference. Hartford, CT.
- Nov. 20-22. Michigan Association for Media Education (MAME) Annual Conference. Kalamazoo, MI.
- Nov. 20-22. Florida Association for Media in Education (FAME) Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.
- Feb. 6-9. California School Library Association (CSLA) Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.
- Mar. 9-10. Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA) Annual Conference. Hyannis, MA.
- Mar. 12-14. South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) Annual Conference. Columbia, SC.
- Mar. 23-25. Wisconsin Educational Media & Technology Association (WEMTA) Spring Conference. WI Dells, WI.
- Apr. 7-9. [email protected] East. Washington, D.C.
- Apr. 12. Minnesota Education Media Organization (MEMO). One-day mini-conference. Stillwater High School, MN.
- Apr. 13-15. Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL) Spring Conference. St. Louis, MO.
- May 1-3. Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) Annual Conference. Hershey, PA.
- Jun. 8-12. School Library Systems Association (SLSA) of New York State 2014 Institute. Saratoga Springs, NY.
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