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Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) - An Advocacy Intiative... that is working...

 

Spokane Moms – Fund Our Future:

Focused attention on school library programs resulted in 2008 legislation – supplemental $4M for SL programs – short-term goal achieved

 

Resources below provided by Steve Coker, President, Washington Library Media Association

 

WLMA Advocacy Page

 

 

HB 2776

Washington state reworked funding distribution formulas – WLMA and others worked to make sure school library programs included in funding formula – info tech/literacy skills – linchpin – integration across content area core curriculum - passed (in part) in 2010
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?year=2010&bill=2776

SB 5392 

Senate Chair Education Committee reintroduced – technology as core state learning goal – librarians (WLMA), Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE), and educational technology department at state level teamed up to help reword the bill – focus on instructional technology integration – passed 2011
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=5392

 


School Library Information and Technology (LIT) Framework - Programs for 21st Century Learning

Teacher-librarian and library program job description – used as an organizational framework for all library work (January 2009)

http://wlma.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1009038

 

Adopted by Montana Library Association, School Library Media Division - realizing potential as teacher-librarian/library program assessment tool - available on the Montana Office of Public Instruction Web site.

 

 

TL Tech Peer Coaching

Recommendation that every school librarian should participate and gain Technology Peer Coaching Certification – WLMA has sponsored 14 scholarships – so far, 5 or 6 cohorts exclusively for teacher librarians
http://www.edtech.wednet.edu/PeerCoaching.cfm

 

 

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