News / Biagini and Morris win AASL research award

The iSchool is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Mary Kay Biagini and Rebecca Morris (PhD ’11) have been awarded a grant from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). Biagini and Morris will explore “Educating 21st-Century School Librarians to Help 21st-Century K-12 Students Learn.” They will investigate how school librarian preparation programs incorporate various national standards into their curriculum and identify best practices. Biagini is the lead faculty member for the iSchool’s School Library Certification Program; Morris recently defended her doctoral dissertation and has taken a position as an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College.