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Lori Cass
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Judi Brayer, Summer School Coordinator 
Phone: (570) 662-4818

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Summer Session I Course Details


School Library Advocacy and Leadership (LSC-5531-190)

  Online Course - 3.00 Graduate Credits
 Seats are still available for this course!
Course Term and Dates: Summer I (05/27/14 to 08/07/14)
Location: Onlne Course
Meeting Days and Times: Online Course
Instructor: Ms. Debra E. Kachel
Prerequisites: NONE
Corequisites: NONE
Department: School Library & Info Technolo
Course Description: LSC 5531 School Library Advocacy and Leadership develops skills in school library candidates to effectively influence key stakeholders and decision makers to support quality school library programs and staffing. Candidates will learn to leverage research, survey data, student achievement scores, and evidence-based program assessments to communicate the role of the school library and librarian as an essential component of K-12 education to school administrators, parents, legislators, community leaders, and others. Additionally, research and effective communication skills will be practiced in locating external funding sources, writing a grant, and developing an action research project to improve school library services and resources. Candidates will develop a three-year advocacy plan that includes active participation in professional learning networks and library associations and reflect on their leadership actions.

Courses with insufficient enrollment may be subject to cancellation