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Information and Resources for School Librarians

Library and Library-Friendly Organizations

American Library Association
New York Library Association
American Association of School Librarians
ISTE Int. Society for Technology in Education
I Love Libraries

Librarians and Student Achievement

Miscellaneous Resources

the power of a school librarian
school libraries transform learning
school libraries build strong school students

SLP Rubric Library Program Evaluation Tools

SLP Rubric- Designed to evaluate your library program

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New York State Regulations

Commissioner's Regulations and Library Materials Aid for New York State School Libraries

Visit to find more information about the regulations of the Commissioner of Education on School Library Media Centers and School Library Media Specialists.

§91.1 School Libraries - "A school library shall be established and maintained in each school."

§91.2 Employment of school library media specialist - "Each school district shall employ a certified school library media specialist..."

Certification Requirements for school library media specialist

Program Requirements for the Middle Grades (Grades 5 - 8)  "All students shall be provided instruction designed to enable them to achieve, by the end of grade eight, State intermediate learning standards ... "

Library Materials Aid - Questions and Answers

2011-12 Amendments to Textbook, Software and Instructional Computer Hardware Aids Statutes

NYLA - Advocacy Tools

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What Do School Librarians Do?

School Librarian Evaluation Tools

NYLA APPR Rubric - Designed to evaluate your school librarian