California School Library Association STANDARDS TASK FORCE

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STANDARDS TASK FORCE


jo ellen priest misakian Task Force Chair


judith martin and shar scott Information Literacy, Grades K-12 Chairs
suzy vandermolen Staffing Chair
carlton martz Professional Standards Chair and Task Force Editor
linda jewett Paraprofessional Guidelines Chair
mark britton Facilities Chair
maria petropulos Library Media Center Resources Chair
sue anne morgan Library Technology Chair
lesley farmer School Library Research Chair


marsha korobkin CSLA Vice President, Professional Development
linda jewett Final Production Coordinator and Liaison to the CSLA Executive Board


debbie abilock Editor




“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.” – Samuel Johnson
     Acknowledgements




     The California School Library Association thanks the dedicated individuals who worked indefatigably on creating
     and revising this document, motivated by their belief in strong school libraries and first-rate education for
     children. Thanks to the visionary guidance of the Standards Task Force chair, Jo Ellen Priest Misakian, and the
     Standards Task Force committee chairs and subcommittee members listed below, Californians have a blueprint for
     exemplary school library media programs.


     TASK FORCE SUBCOMMITTEES


     standards for information literacy:                                  Rosie Peasley
     grades k–12                                                          Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services, Empire Union
                                                                          School District
     Judith Martin, Cochair
     District Library Coordinator, Vacaville Unified School               Ellen Dambrosio
                                                                          Library Media Teacher, Empire Union School District
     Shar Scott, Cochair
     K–6 Library Coordinator, Modesto City Schools District               Lynne Brown, Norma Vance, and
                                                                          Judith Hardie
     Special Thanks                                                       Library Media Teachers, Sylvan Union School District

     James C. Enochs                                                      Frances Nelson and Cathy Valdez
     Superintendent, Modesto City Schools District                        Library Media Teachers, Vacaville Unified School District

     Harry Bakker
     Associate Superintendent, Educational Services, Modesto City         standards for library media staffing
     Schools District
                                                                          Suzy VanDerMolen, Chair
     Members                                                              District Library Coordinator, Avenal Unified School District

     Cindy Alba, Pat Portwood, and                                        Margaret Baker
     Dave Cooper                                                          District Library Coordinator, Selma Unified School District
     Directors, Elementary and Secondary Education, Modesto City
     Schools District                                                     Anne Field
                                                                          District Library Coordinator, Atwater Elementary School District
     Carol Ligon and Linda Erickson
     Directors, Elementary and Secondary Curriculum and Staff             Sandra McCormick
     Development, Modesto City Schools District                           Library Media Teacher, Fresno Unified School District

     Larry Hines                                                          George Pilling
     Supervisor Instructional Technology, Modesto City Schools District   District Coordinator, Visalia Unified School District

     Cindy Bender, Barbara Currier, Patricia
     Collins, Claire Doud, Gail Maddalon,                                 professional standards for library media
     Valerie Miller, Jane Rasmussen, Connie                               teachers, district, and county office
     Barr Reddick, Julie Richards, Tanya                                  supervisors
     Richards, Jane Coughlin-Rojas, Melissa
90                                                                        Carlton Martz, Chair and Task Force Editor
     Roton, Sharlene Scott, Debra Shaffer-
     Small, Dana Stemig, Tami Tharpe, and                                 Past President, CSLA Southern Section, Retired
     James Velarde
                                                                          Lesley Farmer
     Elementary Library Media Teachers, Modesto City Schools District
                                                                          Professor, Department of Education, California State University,
     Brad Barker, Debra Budding,                                          Long Beach
     Louise Chivers, Imogene Engebretsen,
                                                                          Mary Liette
     Barbara McDonald, Mary Stepanski,
                                                                          Coordinator, erc, Riverside County Office of Education
     Alice Tolliver, Sharon Underwood, and
     Steve Walker                                                         Marilyn Robertson
     Secondary Library Media Teachers, Modesto City Schools District      Coordinating Field Librarian, Library Services, Los Angeles Unified
                                                                          School District
     Sara Robison                                                              standards for school library media
     Manager, Library Media Services, Madera County Office of                  center resources
     Education
                                                                               Maria Petropulos, Chair
     Martha Rowland                                                            District Library Media Coordinator, Fowler Unified School District
     Consultant, Curriculum Frameworks, California Department of
     Education                                                                 Mark Archon
                                                                               Principal, Sutter Middle School, Fowler Unified School District
     Judy Turner
     Director of Library and Media Services, Tehama County                     Margaret Baker
     Department of Education                                                   District Library Coordinator, Selma Unified School District

                                                                               Martee Barnett
                                                                               District Library Coordinator, Kingsburg Charter School District
     guidelines for school library
     paraprofessionals                                                         Deborah Gamboa
                                                                               Library Technician, Fowler Unified School District
     Linda Jewett, Chair
     Coordinator, Library Services, Sacramento City Unified School             Annie Lokrantz
     District                                                                  Library Media Teacher, Central Unified School District


     standards for school library media                                        standards for school library media
     center facilities                                                         center technology
     Mark Britton, Chair                                                       Sue Anne Morgan, Chair
     Library Media Teacher, Kern Union High School District                    Library Media Teacher, New Haven Unified School District
     Mary Sikola                                                               Rhonda Neagle
     Coordinator Library Media Services, Kern Union High                       Director of Technology and Instructional Media, New Haven
     School District                                                           Unified School District
     Glen Andersen, Anne Autrey, Will                                          Sharon Chambers and Linda Thomas
     Cooper, Pam DesLauriers, Dawn Dobie,                                      Library Media Teachers, New Haven Unified School District
     Jan Hartsell, Candice Irby, Pat Lindsay,
     Deborah McDowell, Janet Murphy,                                           Teri Lyn Hawkins
     Dianne Raper, and Maria Sanchez                                           Fourth-Grade Teacher, New Haven Unified School District
     Library Media Teachers, Kern Union High School District

     Beth Heisey                                                               library media program implementation and
     Library Media Teacher, Bakersfield City School District                   student achievement: the research

                                                                               Lesley Farmer, Chair
                                                                               Professor, Department of Education, California State University,
                                                                               Long Beach


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