Public Testimony

January 3, 2018: Testimony before the NJ State Board of Education by Patricia Tumulty, Executive Director of the New Jersey Library Association testifies on the impact of the loss of school library media specialists

September 13, 2017: Testimony at the State Board of Education on the loss of school librarian positions

May 3, 2017: Evaluation of the Performance of School District Testimony to the NJ State Board of Education. Presented by Lisa Bakanas, NJASL President-Elect. 

February 2, 2017:  School Librarians and Digital Curation: Value Added (Essential) Service for School Communities. Presentation created by LaDawna Harrington, Mary Lewis and Pat Massey. Presented by Mary Lewis and Pat Massey to New Jersey Association of School Administrators, Curriculum & Instruction Committee.

April 18, 2016: Testimony regarding South Orange - Maplewood School District Removal of SLMS And District Strategic Plan

September 17, 2015: Bruce DuBoff, NJASL President-Elect, advocated for a re-focus on school libraries and librarians in a speech he gave during an NJ Board of Education Meeting. Read his testimony here.

January 7, 2015: Arlen Kimmelman, NJASL President, testifying at the State Board of Education meeting. Click here to read her testimony, Planning for the Future of NJ's School Libraries.

November 7, 2012: Click here to read President Amy Rominiecki's Testimony to the NJ State Board of Education titled: Professional Licensure and Board of Examiners Testimony,

March 2012: Budget Assembly Testimony by Fran King, NJASL President.

April 30, 2012: Reading Disabilities Task Force Testimony by Peg Lawlor, NJASL representative.

April 2012: Letter to Reading Disabilities Task Force from Pat Massey.

December 2011: College and Career Ready Task Force Dec. 2011 Comments. Read the Report

August 3, 2011: Testimony to the New Jersey State Board of Education on N.J.A.C. 6A:30 Evaluation and Performance of School Districts presented by Fran King, NJASL President - elect. Read the Report

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