American Library Association (ALA) / American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Standards

The 2010 ALA/AASL Standards for the National Recognition of programs preparing school librarians are applicable to program reports submitted for initial review through fall 2021.

The new ALA/AASL Standards were adopted in 2019. Programs can use either the 2010 or 2019 Standards to write their Initial Review Reports through Fall 2021. Beginning in spring 2022 programs submitting Initial Reports must use the 2019 Standards.

Standards Transition Plan

Initial Program Report with Two Applications of Data

Standards in Use

Spring 2020

2010

Fall 2020

2010 or 2019

Spring 2021

2010 or 2019

Fall 2021

2010 or 2019

Spring 2022

2019 only


Report Forms Option 1 Program Report Form (2010 Standards) 
Option 1 Program Report Form (2019 Standards)
Instructions Option 1 Instructions (2010 Standards)
Resources ALA/AASL Assessment Example 1 (2010 Standards)

ALA/AASL Assessment Example 2 (2010 Standards)