Advocacy Committee

2018-2019 Committee Members - Ayanna Mayes - Chair, Susan Elofson, Jessica Cornish, Alana Lewis, Michelle Spires

How can we support you? E-mail [email protected] to share you advocacy needs or suggestions. 

This year the committee has focused on strengthening library programs by providing quality advocacy resources. We encourage librarians to examine the following resources and look for more SCASL created documents soon. 


Public Libraries Online:


We are here to help you advocate for your school library!


Review the American Association of School Librarians Advocacy page! Also, be cognizant of our wonderful guiding document located on the SC Department of Education site:  Achieving Exemplary Libraries: Program Standards for South Carolina's School Libraries.  


 To advocate for librarianship, consider using the following documents.  These documents reflect the positive results from our SC Impact Study. 

The following sites are presented by the Advocacy Committee as enlightening, thought-provoking and supportive to our profession.  Please peruse at your leisure.

American Libraries

The School Library Media Specialist

Resources for School Librarians