LSSA Blog

One Way LSSA Can Benefit You

posted Oct 26, 2011, 7:06 AM by Karin Perry

For current students here is how LSSA can immediately benefit you.  Being a member of LSSA will fall under Standard 4, Elements 1 and 2 in your Portfolio.

 Standard 4: Advocacy and Leadership

Candidates advocate for dynamic school library programs and positive learning

environments that focus on student learning and achievement by collaborating and

connecting with teachers, administrators, librarians, and the community. Candidates are

committed to continuous learning and professional growth and lead professional

development activities for other educators. Candidates provide leadership by articulating

ways in which school libraries contribute to student achievement.

Elements

4.1. Networking with the library community

Candidates demonstrate the ability to establish connections with other libraries

and to strengthen cooperation among library colleagues for resource sharing,

networking, and facilitating access to information. Candidates participate and

collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners.

4.2 Professional development

Candidates model a strong commitment to the profession by participating in

professional growth and leadership opportunities through membership in library

associations, attendance at professional conferences, reading professional

publications, and exploring Internet resources. Candidates plan for ongoing

professional growth.

Call for Officer Nominations

posted Sep 13, 2011, 9:54 AM by Karin Perry

Now that we have had a few weeks to get settled into the new school year, it is time to think about Officers for LSSA.
  • Would you or someone you know be a great leader? 
  • Would you like the opportunity to give back to the Library Science program by providing feedback to the Department in the Advisory Council Meetings?
  • Would you like the opportunity to expand your professional network?
If so, fill out the form below and get your name on the ballot. Please have your name or the name of someone you are nominating turned in by September 30th.

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