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    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 1 of 10 All Rights Reserved All Exemplary programs will meet or exceed the definitions below for Basic, Proficient, and Exemplary programs. All Exemplary programs will have achieved the requirements set out in state education laws, state board policies, state guidelines, and selected National Standards. Target Indicators Levels of Proficiency And Categories Category 1 - Student Basic Proficient Exemplary Achievement and Instruction Information Literacy Skills curriculum Information literacy skills are The library media program fosters 1. Information Literacy Standards, is comprised of basic library media integrated into the curriculum through critical thinking skills and independent are integrated into content orientation skills and instruction on the collaborative efforts of the Library inquiry so students can learn to choose instruction how to find information. Media Specialist and teachers. Georgia reliable information and become (Information Power; Principle 2; Performance Standards are used as a proactive and thoughtful users of Pg. 58) basis for teaching. information and resources. The Library AASL Standards for the 21st- Media Specialist and classroom teacher Century Learner are integrated collaborate using Georgia Performance into content instruction. Standards to plan and teach the units of ( http://tinyurl.com/3q8dpa) study. The library media program uses the AASL standards to help shape the learning of students in the school 2. Collaborative planning includes The Library Media Specialist The Library Media Specialist The Library Media Specialist actively Library Media Specialists and teachers participates in collaborative planning encourages collaborative planning plans with and encourages every to ensure use of library media center when initiated by the teacher. among teachers who are teaching units teacher to participate in the design of resources that support on-going of similar content. The Library Media instruction. Learning strategies and classroom instruction and Specialist is familiar with the Georgia activities for all students are designed implementation of state curriculum and Standards.org) web site and with all teachers who are willing to the Georgia Performance Standards. encourages teachers to use the plan collaboratively. All students with (IFBD 160-4-4-.01) resources available on GSO web page. diverse learning styles, abilities, and needs are included in collaborative plans.
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 2 of 10 All Rights Reserved 3. Professional library media staff are The Library Media Specialist makes The Library Media Specialist and The Library Media Specialist uses a engaged in active teaching role/s. recommendations to students for class teachers plan and teach collaboratively variety of teaching styles to meet (Information Power; projects and pleasure reading. The so that the library media program is an diverse needs of students. Principle 4, p. 58) Library Media Specialist provides extension of classroom instruction. Collaborative planning, which takes basic orientation and instruction on place on a regular basis, determines information location skills. where and how student assessment takes place, and whether the teacher or the Library Media Specialist does the assessment. The Georgia Performance Standards are integrated into the units led by the LMS and classroom teacher. 4. The library media center resources Bulletin boards and displays of books The library media center offers events The library media center is a critical encourage and support reading, and reading materials reflect different and activities that appeal to a wide element in the school’s reading viewing, and listening. aspects of the curriculum, holidays, and range of interests. Attendance statistics program. The library media program (Information Power; community interests to support verify students’ use. meets the needs of both the Principle 6, p. 58) recreational reading. reading/language arts curriculum and recreational reading. 5. Services are provided to students The library media center resources The library media staff selects The Library Media Specialist and who have diverse learning abilities, reflect diverse learning abilities, styles, resources and informs teachers of these teachers collect and use student data to styles, and needs. and needs. resources with recommendations to design activities that will lead to (Information Power; Principle 7, support students’ diverse learning student achievement. The library media p. 58) abilities and styles. program supports instructional strategies and learning activities that meet individual needs. 6. Student achievement is routinely The classroom teacher is responsible Together the teacher and Library The teacher and Library Media assessed. for assessing student achievement. Media Specialist develop a rubric(s) or Specialist use a variety of (A Planning Guide for Information another effective means for assessing collaboratively designed tools for Power; p. 36) student achievement. assessing student achievement, e.g., rubrics, student self-evaluations, and student presentations to peers and/or adult professionals in a field of study
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 3 of 10 All Rights Reserved Target Indicators Category 2 - Staffing Basic Proficient Exemplary 7a. If less than base size: A school In compliance with state board rule. A full-time Library Media Specialist is Full-time Library Media Specialist is system shall provide no less than half- employed and is not shared at any other employed and is not shared at any other time services of a Library Media time with other areas in the school nor time with other areas in the school nor Specialist for each school less than base does he/she provide services outside does he/she provide services outside size and shall provide adult supervision the library media center. Adult the library media center. Adult in the library media center for the entire supervision by certified personnel is supervision by certified personnel is instructional day. available for the entire day. available for the entire day. (Base size defined by unweighted FTE: K-5, 450; 6-8, 624; 9-12, 970) (CGB, 160-5-1-.22) 7b. If base size or larger: A school In compliance with state board rule, but Library Media Specialist is not required The following criteria that exceed state system shall employ a full-time Library the Library Media Specialist may be to perform other duties on a daily or rules are in place: Additional support Media Specialist for each base size required to perform other duties on a frequent basis. A part-time library personnel are employed in areas of the school or larger. daily or frequent basis. media paraprofessional is employed. library media program. Library media (Base size defined by unweighted FTE: staff is always available throughout the K-5, 450; 6-8, 624; 9-12, 970) instructional day to assist teachers and (CGB, 160-5-1-.22) students. Support staff is not shared in other areas of the school. A full-time paraprofessional person (clerk) is on staff in the library media center.
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 4 of 10 All Rights Reserved Target Indicators Category 3 - Facilities, Access, Basic Proficient Exemplary and Resources 8. There shall be a plan for flexibly Flexible scheduling makes resources Flexible scheduling and library media Flexible scheduling is maintained scheduled library media center access and assistance available at the time of staff are available throughout the day to allowing full participation of teachers for students and teachers in groups or learning need, but school schedules assist teachers and students regardless and the Library Media Specialist in as individuals simultaneously may override this preferable flexibility. of ability or disability. The library collaborative planning and allowing throughout each instructional day. Library media staff is available to media center is available either before students to come to the library media Accessibility shall refer to the facility, teachers and students for most of the or after school. center at any time. The library media the staff, and the resources and shall be school day. center is available both before and after based on instructional need. school. Some evening hours may be (IFBD 160-4-4-.01) scheduled for instructional needs of students and families. 9. School library media center square Based on FTE, the library media center Based on FTE, the library media center Based on FTE, the library media center footage requirements based on FTE. meets minimum square footage exceeds minimum square footage exceeds minimum square footage (Square Footage Requirements for Use requirements. requirements and is large enough to requirements and is large enough to in Developing the Local Facilities accommodate large and small groups accommodate large and small groups Plans) and individuals working and individuals working simultaneously. Shelving, storage simultaneously. Shelving, storage areas, and electric wiring meet the areas, and electric wiring meet the needs of the collection. needs of the collection. In addition, production and presentation space is available. Students with special needs are easily accommodated in the Library Media Center. 10. Streaming video is used throughout Streaming video is used on a regular Streaming video is used on a regular Streaming video and other technologies the school to support the curriculum. basis to support the curriculum. basis to support the curriculum. are used on a regular basis to support Interactive whiteboards and computers The school has several white boards The school has several white boards the curriculum. The Library Media are used for teaching and learning located throughout the building and located throughout the building and Center has a whiteboard and it is used throughout the school. used on a frequent basis. used on a frequent basis. on a regular basis. A central electronic media distribution Electronic distribution system meets Electronic distribution system meets The school has several white boards system is also available. state requirements. state requirements. located throughout the building and (Square Footage Requirements for Use used on a frequent basis. in Developing the Local Facilities Electronic distribution system meets Plans) state requirements.
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 5 of 10 All Rights Reserved 11. Print and non-print resources and Print and non-print library media Print and non-print resources, Print and non-print resources, access to online information are basic center resources are adequate to including subscription databases and including subscription databases, to a library media program. A school support the core curriculum. Two or other library media center resources are access to the Internet, and other library network is effective for delivering three computers for student access to available online to multiple networked media center resources are available on media resources to the classroom and online resources are available in the computers within the library media a LAN throughout the school. Some beyond. Multiple computers are library media center. center only. A LAN (Local Area library media center resources are available for student access to online Network) is fully functional. Network accessible via Internet access outside resources that enhance instruction. services are delivered to all classrooms. the school. Students use library media (FY02 Computers in the Classroom center technology independently for Technology Project - A Georgia extended projects and information Lottery Grant) retrieval. 12. All library media resources are Management and circulation The OPAC is electronically networked The OPAC is available on a LAN managed for maximum efficient use. workstations and at least one online to several computers within the library throughout the school. All resources The library media center has an catalog access (OPAC) exist in the media center. New acquisitions are are recorded in MARC format so that electronic online public access catalog library media center. MARC format is added based on reliable review sources, access is available on the LAN and (OPAC). Funds for acquisition of used. state and national award books, and weeding of out-of-date materials can computers are utilized to implement curriculum needs. Weeding is an be timely. The OPAC is up-to-date and the goals/objectives set forth in the ongoing process. A network reflects the library media center System Three-Year Technology Plan distribution of resources beyond the holdings. Some library media center 1999 – 2002 or in the System library media center is not available. resources are accessible via Internet Comprehensive School Improvement access outside the school. Plan. (FY02 Computers in the Classroom Technology Project - A Georgia Lottery Grant)
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 6 of 10 All Rights Reserved 13. One of the national educational Number of GALILEO searches by Instruction and promotion of Instruction and promotion of technology goals states: “Effective and students and staff will be the same as GALILEO will be in an organized GALILEO will be in an organized engaging software and on-line the previous year. manner and conducted on a frequent manner and conducted on a frequent resources will be an integral part of basis. Number of GALILEO searches basis. . Searches will be conducted in every school’s curriculum.” The by students and staff will be more than such a way that maximize efficiency GALILEO on-line service provides the previous year. and result in a high quality product Georgia students and teachers access to Best Practices and Learning Models exceptional on-line resources at no cost that encourage and endorse GALILEO to the local school district. . Searches will be produced, taught, and shared performed in GALILEO databases will with other Library Media Specialists exceed one million annually and the throughout the state. The Library number of full-content items viewed Media Specialist conducts Staff will exceed one million annually. Development classes with the faculty State of Georgia Technology Plan and staff 2003-2006.
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 7 of 10 All Rights Reserved Target Indicators Category 4 - Administrative Basic Proficient Exemplary Support 14. The local system superintendent A system media contact person The SMCP coordinates communication The SMCP maintains communication shall appoint a system media contact (SMCP) is appointed and among all Library Media Specialists in among Library Media Specialists in the person (SMCP) to serve as a liaison to communication from the SMCP is the district, and disseminates messages district. District level administrators the department. received and posted for all Library from DOE, GALILEO, and other facilitate the communication among the (IFBD, 160-4-4.-.01 ) Media Specialists and staff. The media entities. SMCP, Library Media Specialists, and coordinator or curriculum coordinator themselves. The SMCP understands the may serve as the SMCP to facilitate role of the Library Media Specialist communication to and from DOE. and encourages opportunities for Library Media Specialists to meet regularly. The district encourages links on school and district websites for library media center announcements and services. 15. Administrative staff support at both The school principal provides support The school principal and district The school principal and district the school and district levels is to the library media program and administrators take an active role in administrators take a leadership role in essential for the development of a makes time to meet with the Library encouraging teachers to integrate encouraging teachers to integrate strong library media program. Media Specialist occasionally. library media resources into the library media resources into the (Information Power; Principle 4, p. curriculum. School, department, and curriculum, fostering a climate of 100) district level administrators meet collaboration and inquiry, encouraging regularly with the Library Media the Library Media Specialist to be Specialist. knowledgeable about current educational trends, promoting occasional visits to exemplary programs, and providing budgetary support
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 8 of 10 All Rights Reserved 16. Each local board of education shall System and local school library media A library media advisory committee A library media advisory committee is adopt a library media policy that committees support implementation of exists and meets a minimum of twice a effective in the development of library provides for the establishment of a the library media program. A media year. Planning and evaluation of the media policy, e.g., budget media committee at the system level advisory committee exists and meets library media program is executed development, acquisition of resources, and at each school. A library media once or twice a year. (This committee regularly. (This committee may be the and reconsideration of materials. This committee makes recommendations may be the same as the technology same as the technology committee in policy, which may be the and decisions relating to planning, committee in some local schools.) some schools.) media/technology plan in some operation, evaluation, and improvement schools, is the basis of operation for of the library media program. This actions of the advisory committee, the committee shall annually evaluate library media staff, and administration. library media services and develop a It is evaluated, reviewed, and updated multi-year media plan for budget annually. services and priorities. (IFBD, 160-4-4.-.01) 17. Local Board approved library A library media policy and exists and is A library media policy exists is A library media policy sets out clear media policy is current. This policy implemented inconsistently. implemented consistently, and the and comprehensive policies and is requires development of procedures for Library Media Specialist recommends reviewed annually with guidance from the school system and for selecting periodic revisions. the library media advisory committee materials locally, handling requests for for update consideration and reconsideration of materials, subsequent local board approval. It is considering gifts of instructional used by the library media staff as a resources, using non-school owned guiding document for the operation of materials, and complying with the the library media center. copyright law. (IFBD, 160-4-4.-.01) 18. Each local school system shall The library media program receives an The library media program budget The Library Media Specialist, with spend 100 percent of the funds allocation for expenditures every year. exceeds the minimum state allocation. guidance from the library media designated for library media center This amount meets the minimum Local funding supplements state advisory committee, is a partner with costs.(O.C.G.A. 20-2-167) expenditure tests. allocation. school and district administrators in planning the media budget. Long-range strategic planning and supplemental funding plans are made cooperatively, and can include bond issues, grants, school fundraising, and business partnerships to supplement the budget
    • Georgia DOE 2010 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools December 17, 2009 Page 9 of 10 All Rights Reserved Target Indicators Category 5 - Staff Development Basic Proficient Exemplary 19. Staff development opportunities are Library Media Specialist participates in Library Media Specialist seeks to Library Media Specialist continually available both for the library media staff development options and provides enhance his/her professional skills, seeks to enhance his/her professional, staff to enhance their own professional informal staff development instruction particularly technology skills, beyond particularly technology, skills. The knowledge and for the library media during collaborative planning with those required for recertification or by Library Media Specialist, when funding staff to provide information and teachers. Current professional resources the school district. Library Media permits, also participates annually in technology literacy skills to other are maintained in the library media Specialist provides occasional formal state or national conferences. The teachers and administrative staff. center if the district does not provide a staff development instruction and Library Media Specialist is included in Professional resources and services for centralized professional resource informal instruction during planning the staff development program all faculty members are provided in the center. collaborative planning with teachers. for the school staff and assists in library media center for the "learning The school system makes staff teaching and organizing sessions. The community". development options available for Library Media Specialist is recognized (Information Power; Principle 8, p. library media support staff. The Library as a master teacher and provides staff 100) Media Specialist is knowledgeable of development options beyond routine the district professional development planning, e.g., providing a formal needs services. assessment to determine staff development needs of the faculty and designing formal courses to address those needs. The Library Media Specialist draws on professional resources both at the local and district levels and online to provide individual assistance to teachers using technology and designing curriculum. The Library Media Specialist may also assist the teacher in his/her graduate research and secure professional resources for them through interlibrary loan. Category 6 – Other (Give additional indicators that describe the quality of your school library media program as it relates to technology integration)