Vision for Role of Library Media Specialists

  • As a teacher, teaches all students to ask higher level thinking questions, conduct inquiry, ethically use appropriate technology tools and resources, communicate using a variety of formats, and develop their own knowledge base
  • As a leader in the school’s learning community, collaborates with teachers to:
    • apply the pedagogical skills necessary to guide a 21st Century curriculum
    • assure access to an information and technology-rich curricula which motivates all students to be effective users of information, communication and technology so they will be successful in their post secondary and career choices
    • use effective teaching strategies embedded in general education curricula to teach each student to be a progressively active 21st century learner
  • As a library media center administrator, creates information and literacy-rich environments for students and teachers that meet their unique needs