Library Media Specialist 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 lessons 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 Librarian Framework

• Learn digital tools & Open Education Resources (OER) that promote effective use of technology integration for students

• Examine problem based activities & resources pertaining to makerspaces

• Research best practices for Copyright & Fair Use

• Network with colleagues working in school libraries

Stephanie Madlinger, Ed.S. is the Director of Educational Innovation & METC Affiliate at EducationPlus.

Workshop Requirements:
This is a BYOD academy.•EdPlus has a few laptops for loan during workshops upon prior request.

Audience: Library Media Specialists, Technology Specialists, Curriculum Coordinators

October 5, 2016
November 9. 2016

December 14, 2016
January 11, 2017

February 15, 2017 @ METC Conference, including the Library and Media Specialist Luncheon
March 1, 2017

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

EducationPlus, 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146

$600.00 EdPlus Member; $750.00 Standard PriceRegister Now

Registration Deadline:
September 28, 2016 or until registration is at capacity

All training sessions will take place at EducationPlus on 1460 Craig Rd. except for the Feb. 15th session, which will be at the St. Charles Convention Center

3.0 college credit hours available upon request for an additional fee of $100 per credit hour to be completed within 90 days of the last day of the academy.