Standards and certification for the public libraries and librarians of Pennsylvania.

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ContributionsLewis, Willard Potter, 1889-
LC ClassificationsZ732 .P425
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School Libraries. The Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries works with school librarians, school administrators, classroom educators, families, community members, public library staff and board members, and university library science programs throughout the Commonwealth to encourage the development of effective school library programs that benefit all learners.

Question: Where can I find the competency standards for librarians. Answer: ALA has published a list of the Core Competences of Librarianship that "define the knowledge to be possessed by all persons graduating from ALA-accredited master’s programs in library and information studies." Additional competencies are dependent upon the type of facility and/or the type of librarian.

The Benefits of Membership. The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) is the voice of Pennsylvania school libraries - its librarians and students. Let PSLA provide you with the strong support of collaboration, as well as the educational resources, that will enhance your professional growth and inspire excellence in librarianship and learning.

The question of certification has surfaced periodically. Inthe Executive Boards of two ALA divisions, PLA and LAMA, approved a proposal to develop a “Certified Public Library Administrator” program; that proposal was also subsequently adopted by the ASCLA Executive ation about certification and licensure for library staff.

The standards in this document follow a three-level system that is common amongst other public library standards across the country. The levels (Developing, Excelling, and Future-Focused) gradually increase in expectations. All public libraries are held to the same standards regardless of File Size: KB.

Pennsylvania’s local government support of public libraries ranks 47th nationwide, in contrast to Pennsylvania’s ranking of 4 th in terms of state financial support of libraries.

8 It appears that one of the goals of The Library Code, to use. The Model Curriculum for Pennsylvania School Library Programs has been developed during by the following consultants and librarians: Susan Pannebaker, Director, Bureau of Library Development, Commonwealth Libraries, PA Department of Education Consultants: Eileen Kern, President, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.

Draft Model Curriculum for Pennsylvania School Library Programs Page 4 11/26/ PM Library Information Concepts Grade Level Competencies What students should be able to do; key skills ELA Standards 1._._ (Band) Science Standards 3._._ (Band) SS & H Standards 8._._ (Band) BCIT Standards _._ (Band) Identifying Author and Illustrator RolesFile Size: KB.

Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the School Librarian, is an action brief developed by Achieve and the American Association of School Librarians as a starting point for school librarians to gain a deeper understanding of the standards and their implementation, visit the Achieve Web page.

Selected highlights from School Library Connection and Libraries Unlimited books, plus resources from ABC-CLIO databases and reference books. Your source for best practices and professional inspiration. AASL Standards Crosswalks will help all educators in your building see how the National School Library Standards align with other sets of national standards that your school or district has adopted.

Learners Interpret the Standards. Learners Interpret the Standards: Inquire - YouTube. American Association of School Librarians.

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The Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) is the professional association for librarians in the U.S. state of represents about 2, members affiliated with public, academic, special, and school libraries throughout the state, and was founded in Located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, PaLA represents the interests of the profession to the Legislature and others in Headquarters: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

librarians and trustees, writes and revises a state plan for the progress of libraries, encourages leadership, and serves as a resource for all types of libraries and the librarians, lay persons and trustees working for good library services.

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has two divisions: Bureau of Library Development, andFile Size: KB. School librarians teach students to evaluate information that they read, see or view, learning how to distinguish reliable and trustworthy information from misinformation and fake news.

Prison libraries are required to have certified librarians in Pennsylvania, but not our public schools. Model Curriculum for Learners in PA School Libraries () Guidelines for PA School Library Programs () Educator Effectiveness System; Leadership Training & Experiences.

Leading At Any Level (LAAL) School Librarians Leadership Academy (SLLA) Leadership Institute for School Librarians (LISL) Become a School Librarian.

PDE Librarian. This document is informed by the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association, the Research Institute for Public Libraries, and models from other sectors, such as education, local government and the private sector.

Background. These standards are part of a series of efforts to support Virginia's public libraries. Pennsylvania: Library staff working 20+ hours per week need six hours of continuing education every two years to qualify.

See their Continuing Guidelines for Public Library Staff (especially items 3c and 4e) and Librarian Certification for details. OLSSI is currently getting on the list of blanket approved providers, but for now attendees will.

NJASL is the only statewide organization for school librarians in New Jersey. We advocate for high standards for librarianship and library media programs in the public, private and parochial schools in New Jersey to inspire excellence in school librarianship and learning.

Our + members live and work from Cape May to Sussex and points in between. Ina program of voluntary certification for librarians-in-charge of public libraries was also adopted.

The ’s were growth years for MLA in other ways as well. During the 70’s most of the interest groups came into being and there was even an attempt to hold joint conferences with school librarians. Contact Us. Cumberland Parkway, Suite 10 Mechanicsburg, PA Phone Fax (PA Only).

SC Standards for School Library Resource Collections () Making School Librarians Stronger Our Mission: The South Carolina Association of School Librarians works to ensure school library programs are integral to teaching and learning in every SC school.

While librarians are still likely to be the ones who lead story time programs, share a book series that ends up a favorite or help find just the right article for a senior research paper, many libraries are also makerspaces or flexible student learning spaces where librarians facilitate future-ready skills and bring schools into the digital age.

The standards were approved by MLA membership in October, and by the Maine Library Commission in December, These standards grew out of the definition of a public library developed by the Federal -State Cooperative System (FSCS).

A public library is established under state laws or regulations to serve a community, district, or region. Over pages from libraries in countries. Keyword Search for location, library type, name or other information.

LibWeb» United States» Public Libraries» Pennsylvania. The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of Pennsylvania school library programs.

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PSLA Presidential Award The PSLA Presidential Award is given at the discretion of the PSLA President to an individual or group who has had a significant impact on school libraries.

This team of experienced librarians answers more t questions annually from public library directors and trustees. Specially-trained library consultants assist public libraries in applying for more than $4 million in Federal E-rate discounts annually.

E-rate supplies Internet and telecommunications services for public libraries. Precious family heirlooms (i.e., letters, diaries, photographs, family bibles, etc.) may suggest that a male ancestor served in the military during the American Civil War.

His disappearance from State tax rolls (ca. – 65) or the Federal Census may corroborate this. In this webinar, we will discuss important dates surrounding the. Keith Curry Lance consults independently and with the RSL Research Group, conducting studies of the status and impact of school, public, and academic libraries.

School librarians best know him as the principal investigator of 16 school library impact studies in 12 states as well as a national time series study that was also replicated in Colorado.2/5(1). Over pages from libraries in countries. Keyword Search for location, library type, name or other information.

LibWeb» United States» Public Libraries» Pennsylvania» Page 2. Librarians work in a variety of settings including academic, public, private, school and specialty libraries. Most library positions entail master's degrees in library science or a specialty field.

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Public Library Standards, Statistics and Directories. Public Library Standards, Statistics and Directories; Census; The Kentucky Annual Report; Kentucky Public Library News Digest Kentucky Public Library Standards Kentucky Public Library Statistics; Monthly Report; Public Library Calendar; Regional Consultants; Trustees.It has been a busy quarter for the Certification Department at the Indiana State Library.

In July, the Professional Licensing Agency on ISL’s behalf sent over renewal notices to librarians with certificates that expire Sept. 30, LISTSERVS FOR PENNSYLVANIA LIBRARIANS. PABUBLIB & PAMAILALL. ACCESSPA NEWS. PA E-RATE LISTSERV. All libraries should be on one or more of the Commonwealth Libraries’ listservs because this is the.

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