CASL is the professional association of Connecticut school library media specialists.
Connecticut Association of School Librarians
25 Elmwood Avenue
Trumbull, CT 06611-3594
Contact: Ann Weimann, Administrative Secretary
Janet Roche, President
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What Does CASL Do? * We define, interpret, and promote to the general public educational library media programs in Connecticut. * We serve as a cooperative agency to bring together the profession, the State Department of Education, regional and national associations, and others interested in library media. * We encourage and promote professional development, networking, and opportunities to present workshops and to publish in the field of educational media. * We support the Nutmeg Children's book Award. * We promote reading and information literacy as life-long pursuits for all students. * We provide professional support to practitioners facing censorship and intellectual freedom issues. * We sponsor annual awards and mini-grants for outstanding members and supporters of the profession, including a scholarship for MLS students. * We publish CASL-gram, a monthly newsletter reporting on board meetings, programs, and timely information. * We publish CASL Update, a yearbook covering our annual conference and highlighting major events.
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