• 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 the NETS. Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference. The academy goals are to:

    • Explore digital citizenship and literacy curriculum resources
    • Research lessions that support the MLS, AASL & ISTE Standards
    • Understand the meaning of digital, web & media literacy as it applies to 21st century skills & the Future Ready Framework
    • Learn digital tools & Open Education Resources (OER) that promote effective use of technology integration for students
    • Examine problem based activities & resource pertaining to makerspaces
    • Research best practices for Copyright & Fair Use
    • Network with colleagues working in school libraries. 


    2017-18 Schedule


    Wednesday, September 27

    Wednesday, November 8

    Wednesday, December 13

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Wednesday, February 14 (at METC Conference)


    3.0 college credit hours are available upon request. Contact LaDonna Henderson for more information.

    Register here

    For more information about the Library Media Specialists Academy, contact Director of Educational Innovation Stephanie Madlinger.