Testimony before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools

On October 11th, 2016 Pat Tumulty, Executive Director of the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) and James Keehbler, Chair of the NJLA School Libraries Taskforce were asked to give testimony about ESSA and school library programs in New Jersey to the Joint Committee on Public Schools.  We provided packets with statements from NJLA, VALE/NJACRL, examples of rules and regulations from other states, the NJ School Library Report and information about the Unlock Student Potential campaign and other relevant information.

Advocacy for Highly Effective School Library Programs in New Jersey

The New Jersey Library Association, along with partners, is actively advocating for New Jersey students to have the opportunity to improve literacy and build information literacy skills taught by a state certified school library media specialist.  These skills will prepare New Jersey Students for college and beyond.

Digital Privacy Pledge

On July 19, 2016 the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) Executive Board voted to sign the Library Digital Privacy Pledge and encourages all New Jersey libraries to sign the pledge as a symbol of their commitment to protecting digital privacy.  This pledge is a simple one.  For NJLA it says:

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2018 Management Forum – We All Have Our Stories to Tell
11/28/2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Monmouth County Library, Manalapan

Public Policy Forum
12/10/2018 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

Monroe Twp. Library ( Middlesex County)

VALE Conference
01/04/2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Rutgers University, Busch Campus

COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT FOR ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS AT LIBRARIES Some Challenges and Solutions
01/24/2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Plainfield Public Library, Anne Louise Davis Room (lower level) 800 Park Ave Plainfield, NJ 07060

NJ Makers Day - Statewide Events
03/22/2019 - 9:00am to 03/23/2019 - 5:00pm

Statewide Events

NJLA Conference 2019
05/29/2019 - 9:00am to 05/31/2019 - 5:00pm

Harrah's in Atlantic City

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