To promote literacy and inspire a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.
A community of passionate readers, lifelong learners, and innovators who inspire the world around them.
Roles of School Librarians
As a campus LEADER...
model a passionate love of reading.
defend literacy and intellectual freedom.
create a welcoming and supportive library space.
serve on decision making teams within the school community.
model life-long learning through professional development and continuous improvement.
As an INSTRUCTIONAL PARTNER...
collaborate with teachers to create engaging and authentic instructional opportunities and assessments.
provide the school community with a wide variety of print and online resources that meet curriculum needs.
encourage co-teaching between the librarian and classroom teacher.
collaborate with campus technology staff to integrate technology within the classroom and library.
As an INFORMATION SPECIALIST...
provide leadership and expertise in acquiring and evaluating information resources.
model effective strategies for locating, accessing, and evaluating information within and beyond the library.
advocate for the use of library resources.
provide professional development opportunities for campus staff on available informational resources.
instruct patrons on the appropriate use of online resources including behavior within digital learning environments (digital citizenship).
As a TEACHER...
possess a solid understanding of district curriculum.
hold students to high expectations for achievement and success.
provide group instruction and individual guidance to students and staff at the point of need.
utilize best practices and diverse teaching techniques to meet the needs of students of different backgrounds, demographics, cultures, and learning levels.
As PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR...
develop and promote library policies and procedures.
manage staff, budgets, equipment, and facilities.
acquire, process, organize, distribute, maintain, and inventory library resources.
provide a variety of opportunities for students and staff to connect to the library.
plan, execute, and evaluate the program to ensure quality.