Standards & Guidelines

The committee is seeking energetic members who are interested in promoting quality library services aligned to state and national standards. If that describes you, send an e-mail to Mike LeRoy, Committee Chair ([email protected]).

2020-2021 Committee Members:

  • Mike LeRoy, Chair
  • Caitlin Creagan
  • Jonathan Ferguson
  • Alison Harris
  • Christy James
  • Leigh Jordan
  • Cynthia Johnson
  • Julianne Kaye
  • Beth Lester

Chair:  Mike LeRoy

Standards and Guidelines for Library Media Specialists:

ADEPT for Library Media Specialists

AASL National School Library Standards

Common Core State Standards Initiative

Crosswalk of the Common Core Standards and the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner

Common Core State Standards in South Carolina

Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (ISTE)

L4L resources

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Library Media Standards

South Carolina Standards and Guidelines

Standards for the 21st-Century Lesson Plan Database

Standards and Guidelines for Students:

Educational Technology Standards for Students (ISTE)

Function: The Standards and Guidelines Committee assumes a proactive role in representing the Association and to inform the membership of new or revised standards and guidelines that affect school library personnel, programs, and facilities.

Composition: The Standards and Guidelines Committee is comprised of a committee chairperson and members chosen by the chair.

Chairperson: The Standards and Guidelines Committee Chairperson is selected by the SCASL President.


  • Keeps the membership informed of new or revised standards and guidelines affecting school library programs, personnel, and facilities.
  • Informs the Executive Board of issues about standards and guidelines relevant to the profession.

Updated: 2 September 2020