Teacher Librarian Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Teacher Librarian program, students will be able to:

  1.   Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role of Teacher Librarian as Instructor.
    • Students will demonstrate a capacity to design instruction to meet standards.
    • Students demonstrate the use of multiple measures of assessment.
    • Students demonstrate the use of multiple instructional techniques for diverse student populations.
  2.   Students demonstrate an understanding of 21st Century Literacies.
    • Students show capacity to support and promote textual literacy.
    • Students demonstrate that they can respond to diverse literacy needs of the school.
    • Students demonstrate capacity to provide resources and promote resources to support multiple literacies.
  3.   Students demonstrate an understanding of information organization.
    • Students demonstrate capacity to instruct and model information literacy skills, and ethical and efficient information use.
    • Students understand the principles of managing a collection based on school population.
    • Students understand and can implement policies that protect the ethical and legal access to materials for the school community.
  4.   Students demonstrate capacity as a program manager.
    • Students can plan for a comprehensive library program focused on student learning.
    • Students demonstrate the capacity to develop and understand polices that support the legal and ethical codes of the profession.
    • Students demonstrate a capacity to manage a budget.
    • Students demonstrate the capability of training and managing staff and volunteers.
  5.   Students demonstrate an understanding of the Teacher Librarian as a staff leader.
    • Students understand the role of teacher librarian in staff development and professional development.
  6.   Students demonstrate a willingness to engage in advocacy.
    • Students use research and educational policy to advocate for the library to a variety of audiences.

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