Sara Kelly Johns

Sara Kelly Johns

School Librarian, Consultant, Speaker, Online Instructor, Syracuse University iSchool


Sara Kelly Johns is a longtime school library activist and consultant on school library program was recently named the 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars Advocacy Ambassador. Johns writes and presents nationally and statewide on school librarians and advocacy. Most recently, she contributed a chapter, “Flipping the Switch for School Library Advocacy” to Creative Library Promotion and Publicity: Best Practices (Rowan and Littlefield, 2015). Johns is a Past President of NYLA, the American Association of School Librarians and the School Library Section of NYLA. A longtime school librarian, she was also an online instructor for Syracuse University iSchool and Mansfield University’s School Library and Information Technologies. Johns is currently a member of the ALA Council, AASL Standards Implementation Task Force and the New York State ESSA Think Tank school library group. Follow her @skjohns or email her at skjohns@gmail.com.