We welcome partner organizations and individuals in our campaign to stand up for students by advocating for strong school libraries. Please join us! Please read about being a partner and sign the pledge here:


Then, please encourage your colleagues and friends to do so also by word of mouth, email, and social media. Click these links to tweet and share to Facebook.

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Partner organizations thus far include:

California School Library Association


American Association of School Librarians

Mackin Educational Resources

Mrs. Nelson’s Library Services & Bindery

Gale/Cengage Learning

Individual partners thus far include:

Stephen Krashen, USC (Emeritus)
Jane Lofton, Teacher Librarian, retired, CSLA President 2011-2012
Sue Heraper, Teacher Librarian, CSLA Past President
Rosemarie Bernier, Teacher Librarian, CSLA President 2009-2010
Kathie Maier, CSLA Administrative Assistant
Terry Lai, Teacher Librarian, CSLA President
Kathleen Sheppard, CSLA Southern Region /Past President
Catharine Farrell, SFUSD Teacher Librarian
Lisa Bishop, Teacher Librarian
Molly Lazarus, Teacher Librarian
Erin Southam, Teacher Librarian
Katie Williams, AASL Region 7 Director
Heather Gruenthal, Teacher Librarian
Byron Heiser, Library Media Teacher
Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media
Cathy Pope, District Teacher Librarian
Terri Brown, Teacher Librarian
Clare McGarvin, Teacher Librarian, CSLA VP Membership
Lisa Burgert, Reference Librarian
Nancy Lucero, SFUSD Teacher Librarian
Nina Jackson, Teacher Librarian, Franklin Classical MS
Yvonne Weinstein, Treasurer, CSLA, T-L Miller Middle School
Julie Simko, Conejo Valley Unified School District
Sarah Morgan, Teacher Librarian at Campolindo
L. Carroll, Retired Educator
Connie Williams, Teacher Librarian
Katherine (Kat) Tacea, Teacher Librarian,ES, Long Beach CA
Annie Lokrantz, CSLA member/Teacher Librarian/Rio Vista MS Central USD/ Fresno
Patti Potter, Retired teacher
Debbie Pratt, Library Tech/Fresno Unified
Cindy Jimenez, Teacher Librarian, Fresno Unified School District
Troy Barnett, Teacher Librarian
Alana Bond, English Teacher, Newbury Park High School (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Ashley Raymond, Cosmetologist
Audrey Church, 2016-2017 President, American Association of School Librarians
David Rojas, Mackin Educational Resources
Jennifer Maydole, Mackin Educational Resources
Lydia Smith-Davis, Retired Teacher Librarian
Patrick Nelson, Mrs. Nelson’s Library Services & Bindery
Hilly Kravitz, Regional Manager, Gale/Cengage Learning
Amanda King, Educational Sales Consultant at Gale – a part of Cengage Learning
Julie Simko, Librarian, CVUSD
Colleen Dawson, Education Consultant, Gale
Lynn Baum, Teacher
Kimberlee Thorson, Teacher Librarian, King Middle School
Rebecca Gullans, Albert Einstein Academies
Liz Dodds, Teacher Librarian, retired
Alexandra Baguskas, Crown Point Press
Linda Leonard, SF State University
Ray Shih, parent
John Lee, parent
Maike Schmidt, biotech
D F. Owen, Personal Wellness Consultant
Mayumi Omi, AP Giannini Middle School PTA
Heidi Smoot, AP Giannini Middle School PTA President
Elizabeth Chesler, parent of SFUSD student/ Stanford employee
Sophie Rich, parent
Eileen Furnire, Bloomingdales
Becky Snyder, President, ABC-CLIO
Eelco Vrolijk, Senior Web Developer, ABC-CLIO
Ron Boehm, ABC-CLIO
Jen Pfau, ABC-CLIO
Leona Mirelez, Staff Accountant, ABC-CLIO
Candy Templeton, AR Specialist, ABC-CLIO
Mark Strong, Writer/Editor, ABC-CLIO
Emily Carter, Sr. Rights Coodinator, ABC-CLIO
Douglas Ogden, Reviews Editor, ABC-CLIO
Janet McFall, Assistant Editor, ABC-CLIO
Nita Lang, Assistant Managing Editor, ABC-CLIO
Allen Raichelle, Senior Editor, ABC-CLIO
Brian Storr, Director, Manufacturing & Logistics, ABC-CLIO
Vince Burns, ABC-CLIO
Kristen Beach, ABC-CLIO
Kathleen Dempsey, Manager, ABC-CLIO
Ellen Lewellyn, ABC-CLIO
Anne Guaspari, parent
Vanessa Van Dyck, Educator
Elsa Ouvrard-Prettol, Natomas Charter School
Sandy Schuckett, Retired school librarian, LAUSD
Nina Norton, U.S. history teacher, Manteca HS
Darla Magana, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
Silvia Gutierrez, Palos Verdes Peninsula HS
Isabel Guerrero, Vista Verder Middle School/Media Clerk
Deb Stanley, TL, retired
Sue Navarro, Teacher Librarian, FUSD
Linda Elliott, Teacher-Librarian, Pleasant Valley High School
Sharon Haupt, District Librarian/ San Luis Coastal Unified School District
Glen Warren, Encinitas Union School District
Janice Gilmore, Teacher, STEAM Academy
Renée Ousley-Swank, California Department of Education/School Library Technology Consultant