• Library Media Specialist (LMS) Academy

    The LMS Academy focuses on the changing role of the Library Media Specialist in K-12 education. Today’s LMS must play the versatile role of an instructional partner responsible for ensuring that students and staff are efficient and effective users of information. The Academy will assist LMS personnel in teaching and connecting the new standards of AASL, ISTE and NETS. Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference. 

    The academy goals are to:

    • Explore digital citizenship and literacy curriculum resources;
    • Research lessons that support the MLS, AASL, ISTE Standards and Future Ready Frameworks
    • Understand the meaning of digital, web and media literacy as it applies to 21st century skills
    • Learn digital tools that promote effective use of technology integration for students
    • Examine problem based activities and resources pertaining to makerspaces
    • Research best practices for copyright and fair use
    • Network with colleagues working in school libraries

    2018-19 Schedule

    Thursday, October 4 at EducationPlus

    Thursday, November 15 at EducationPlus

    Thursday, December 13 at EducationPlus

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 (joining MakerEd Academy, location TBA)

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at METC Conference and LML Luncheon

    Thursday, March 7, 2019 at EducationPlus

    Register here

    3.0 college credit hours available upon request. Please contact Stephanie Madlinger at 314.692.1212 for more information.