Welcome to NJASL’s Fall 2019 Conference!

Featured Presenters

avatar for Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson

Keynote Speaker
avatar for Mr. Schu (John Schumacher)

Mr. Schu (John Schumacher)

Keynote Speaker
Ambassador of School Libraries


avatar for Jennifer Apgar

Jennifer Apgar

NJ State Library Talking Book & Braille Center
Youth Services Librarian

Judy Ashcraft

World Book
avatar for Lisa Bakanas

Lisa Bakanas

Cherokee High School
School Library Media Specialist
avatar for Doug Baldwin

Doug Baldwin

Piscataway Public Library
Head of Technology

Eve Balick

Girls Who Code
Regional Partnership Coordinator - New Jersey
avatar for Sharon Baller

Sharon Baller

Orchard Hill Elementary School
Media Specialist
avatar for Bill Bass

Bill Bass

avatar for Jessica Bauer

Jessica Bauer

Youth Services Department Supervisor
avatar for Samantha Bremekamp

Samantha Bremekamp

Shrewsbury Boro
School Media Specialist & Innovation Teacher
avatar for April Bunn

April Bunn

Red Bank Regional HS
School Library Media Specialist
avatar for Elizabeth Burns

Elizabeth Burns

NJ State Library Talking Book & Braille Center
Head of Reader Services
avatar for Rebecca Bushby

Rebecca Bushby

The College of New Jersey
Education Librarian
avatar for Kristin Caldwell

Kristin Caldwell

Wayne Hills
avatar for Christine Carr

Christine Carr

Godwin and Highland Schools, Midland Park, NJ
avatar for Gabrielle M. Casieri

Gabrielle M. Casieri

Lawrence Intermediate School
School Library Media Specialist
avatar for Harry Chan

Harry Chan

Media Flex / OPALS
avatar for Marcus Childress

Marcus Childress

Baker University
Vice President for Academics Affairs

Dr. Donna Clovis

Rider University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Phillip Crisostomo

Phillip Crisostomo

Willingboro School District
Assistant Principal & Doctoral Student
avatar for Christina Cucci

Christina Cucci

Reynolds School
Technology/Media Specialist
avatar for Stephanie Davern

Stephanie Davern

Follett Book Fairs
Sales Development Consultant- Book Fairs

Mary Desmond

Sayreville War Memorial High School
School library/media specialist
avatar for Gianna M. DiPisa

Gianna M. DiPisa

Library Media Specialist

Kathryn Diskin

Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Dan Dooley

avatar for Laura Doughty

Laura Doughty

The Pennington School
Director, Meckler Library
avatar for Amy Edwards

Amy Edwards

Manasquan High School
School Library Media Specialist
avatar for Gail Fazio

Gail Fazio

Dog With a Bone Educational Coaching Unleashed
Reading Specialist & Finder of Joy
avatar for Susan Gall

Susan Gall

FactCite from Lincoln Library Press
avatar for Taysha Gateau-Barrera

Taysha Gateau-Barrera

Triangle School
Media Specialist
avatar for Amy Gazaleh

Amy Gazaleh

Hightstown High School, East Windsor Regional
avatar for Arielle Goldstein

Arielle Goldstein

Somerville Public Schools
Director of 21st Century Education
avatar for Jessica Gottlieb

Jessica Gottlieb

Mackin Educational Resources
Educational Sales Consultant
avatar for Debra Gottsleben

Debra Gottsleben

Morristown High School
avatar for Eric Guise

Eric Guise

Hopewell Valley Central High School
Media And Tech Specialist

Rachael Harrington

Rachael Harrington Storyteller
avatar for Martha Hickson

Martha Hickson

North Hunterdon High School
avatar for Mike Huston

Mike Huston

Ocean Township Board of Education
Media Specialist
avatar for Victor Karkar

Victor Karkar

avatar for Kim Kefalas

Kim Kefalas

Linden Public Schools
Technology Teacher

Arlen Kimmelman

Clearview Regional High School
avatar for Dr. Kenneth Kunz

Dr. Kenneth Kunz

Monmouth University
Professor of Literacy and Language Arts
avatar for Linda Lampert

Linda Lampert

Rahway Board of Education
Technology Facilitator
avatar for Justin Langlois

Justin Langlois

Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School
Media Specialist
avatar for Jennifer Latimer

Jennifer Latimer

Clinton Elementary School - South Orange Maplewood SD
School Media Specialist
avatar for Mollissa LeMay

Mollissa LeMay

Mendham Borough School District
Librarian-Technology Teacher
avatar for Ted Levine

Ted Levine

Kids Discover
President & CEO

Mary Lewis

NJASL Membership Chair
avatar for Brian Lies

Brian Lies


Erinn Mahoney

Barclay Brook Elementary/ Monroe Township
avatar for Elissa Malespina

Elissa Malespina

Verona School District
Teacher Librarian, FRS-NJ Librarians Task Force Chair, National...
avatar for Lisa Manganello

Lisa Manganello

South Brunswick High School
avatar for Nicole Midura

Nicole Midura

Barclay Brook Elementary School (Monroe Twp School District)

Jill Mills

New Jersey Association School Librarians
Volunteer Coordinator
avatar for Sarah Neiderman

Sarah Neiderman

Melvin H. Kreps Middle School
avatar for Gwyn English Nielsen

Gwyn English Nielsen


April Oliver

Lawrence Elementary School
School Library Media Specialist

Mary Palfreman

Customer Success Professional

Angela Parrino, Ph.D.

College of Mount Saint Vincent
Adjunct Associate Professor
avatar for Kristin Pekoll

Kristin Pekoll

American Library Association
Assistant Director, Office for Intellectual Freedom
avatar for Gryffyn Phoenix

Gryffyn Phoenix

Avalerion Books
avatar for Anne Piascik

Anne Piascik

Morristown High School, Morris School District
School Library Media Specialist
avatar for Amy Popp

Amy Popp

Tuscan School
Library Media Specialist
avatar for Ellen Pozzi

Ellen Pozzi

William Paterson University
Associate Professor
avatar for Beth Raff

Beth Raff

Mt. Tabor Elementary School
School Librarian
avatar for Sharon Rawlins

Sharon Rawlins

New Jersey State Library
Youth Services Specialist
avatar for Peter Richter

Peter Richter

Westwood School District
Media Specialist
avatar for Melinda Roberts

Melinda Roberts

Maple Shade School District
Library Media Specialist
avatar for Yvonne Roux

Yvonne Roux

William Paterson University
Education Librarian
avatar for Dr. Christopher Shamburg

Dr. Christopher Shamburg

New Jersey City Univerity
Doctoral Co-Coordinator & Professor
avatar for Stephanie Singer

Stephanie Singer

Readington Middle School
Library Media Specialist
avatar for Tim Smyth

Tim Smyth

Wissahickon School District
avatar for Angel Somers

Angel Somers

West Long Branch Public Schools
Media Specialist
avatar for Shari Stein

Shari Stein

John P. Stevens High School
High School Librarian
avatar for Elizabeth Stern

Elizabeth Stern

Beck Middle School
Library Media Specialist
avatar for Loreli E. Stochaj

Loreli E. Stochaj

Franklin School
School Librarian
avatar for Lisa Straubinger

Lisa Straubinger

T. Baldwin Demarest School
Teacher Librarian
avatar for Tricina Strong-Beebe

Tricina Strong-Beebe

Hainesport Township School District, Clarion University Adjunct Professor, NJASL Advocacy Chair
School Library Media Specialist
avatar for Mary Moyer Stubbs

Mary Moyer Stubbs

avatar for Steve Tetreault

Steve Tetreault

Holmdel Board of Education - William R. Satz Middle School
avatar for Geoff Thieke

Geoff Thieke

Strategic Accounts Manager
avatar for Bev Tindall

Bev Tindall

West Orange High School LMC
Library Media Specialist
avatar for Joyce Valenza

Joyce Valenza

Rutgers University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Cheryl Vassallo

Cheryl Vassallo

C W Lewis Middle School
Librarian/Tech Coach
avatar for Maren Vitali

Maren Vitali

Eisenhower Intermediate School/Bridgewater-Raritan School District
Library Media Specialist

Tracy Waalkes

OverDrive Education
Account Executive

Victoria Wagner

Rutgers University
avatar for Betsy Wasiak

Betsy Wasiak

Montgomery Upper Middle School
School Library Media Specialist/7th-8th Grade

Hilda K. Weisburg

School Librarian\'s Workshop

Leslie Wise

Middlesex Borough Schools
District Library Coordinator
avatar for Leigh Woznick

Leigh Woznick

Middle School
Media Specialist
avatar for Dr. Laura Zieger

Dr. Laura Zieger

New Jersey City University
Chairperson & Professor
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Kim Zito

Crossroads North Middle School
School Librarian