Resources


Common Core

Library of Congress Common Core Resource CenterLibrary of Congress Common Core Resource Center
Follett Readiness Survey Summary Report

Data Sources

National Center for Education Statistics
AASL School Libraries Count
State Education Policy Center (SEPC) - a database of state policies related to education and technology curated by the State Educational Technology Directors Association

Program Planning and Evaluation

- this document is a program evaluation rubric that can also be used as a teacher-librarian evaluation rubric. It is based on the Library and Information Technology program description linked here


Professional Development

Montana Teacher-Librarian Boot Camp 2011
List of Approved Teacher and Principal Practice Rubrics New York
2011 NCCE Teacher Librarian Summit

Staffing Terminology
This is an incomplete compilation of the job title by state given to the teachers who work in school libraries. Updates by others are welcome


Infographic Examples/Resources:

Nebraska Career Education: By the Numbers
Copyright Infringement: 5 Myths vs. Facts
Piktochart: make infographics quickly and easily!



Miscellaneous reports by date

July 5, 2011
School Library Research Summarized (updated)

Nov. 2, 2011
Resources for Distance Learning from Wikispaces blog
2011 AASL School Libraries Count Survey Report


September 2, 2011Something to Shout About: New research shows that more librarians means higher reading scores
This article from School Library Journal, and authored by Keith Curry Lance and Linda Hofschire addresses data that correlates reading achievement and library staffing.
June 17, 2011
School Library Research Summarized

This document reviews the findings of the various school library impact studies on 11 topics: staffing, collaboration, instruction, scheduling, access, summer reading programs, technology, collections, budget, professional development, and achievement gap.
April 11, 2011
**Center on Education Policy (CEP)**
Feb. 22, 2010
**AASL Position Statement on the School Librarian's Role in Reading**
February 14, 2010
School Libraries - A Right
A statement from the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
January 10, 2010
Oregon Public School Libraries and the Quality Educational Model (QEM)

The Oregon State Library reports that only 10 of 1,318 school libraries (.76%) in school year 2008-09 met the QEM requirements for quality school libraries. QEM measures two criteria, staffing and materials expenditures per student.




May, 2012
Report of Findings and Recommendations of the New Jersey School Library SurveyThe Center for International Scholarship reports New Jersey school library programs staffed by certified school librarian media specialists are cost-effective in helping students achieve higher standards and critical for the intellectual, social, and cultural development of students.

Report fo findings and Recommendation of the New Jersey School Library Survey, Phase II Final Report


Sept. 2, 2010
Ebook Summit Preview: Should Kids Get Ebooks in School?
Eric Hellman wonders which is more important, a librarian in every school, or an ereader in every backpack?
Source: Library Journal online, Aug. 24, 2010
July 22, 2010
**Idaho School Library Impact Study - 2009**
Source: Idaho Commission for Libraries
Texas School Libraries: Standards, Resources, Services, and Students' Performance
Source: Texas State Library and Archives Commission
June 30, 2010
School Libraries, Now More Than Ever
Rutgers University Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) position paper on library cuts
May 6, 2010
**The Value of School Libraries**
Source: Stephen Abram, Stephen's Lighthouse blog
April 23, 2010
**Haves, Halves and Have-Nots: School Libraries and Student Achievement in California**
April 12, 2010
A Nation Without School Librarians
This map provides a partial list of schools or districts that either eliminated certified school library positions (indicated in blue) or require one school librarian to work with two (2) or more school library programs throughout the week (indicated in red). Schools or districts are so identified by individuals volunteering the information.
American Association of School Librarians Videos.
March 18, 2010
Measuring for Success
March 2, 2010
**Is There a Teacher-Librarian Worldview? THIS WE BELIEVE . . . (pdf)**
Source: Ann Dutton Ewbank and Judi Moreillon. Knowledge Quest Volume 36, No I September/October 2007, pp. 12-15.
February 2, 2010
**What Does a Good Library Tell You About a School?**
Source: Doug Johnson, Blue Skunk Blog
**13 Point Library Media Program Checklist for School Principals, 2009**
Source: Doug Johnson, Blue Skunk Blog
November 16, 2009

Source: Ellen Fockler, Library Media Technology Coordinator (Consulting), Washoe County School District, Reno NV
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