Deer Chase Elementary School “Home of the Trailblazers” Media Facility Plan Presented by: Tera Fulmer ITEC 7132: Administration of the Instructional Media Program Spring 2007 Instructor: Dr. Allen
Table of Contents • School Data • Media Center Introduction • Existing Floor Plan • Photo Tour • Facility Use Information • Student Survey Results • Teacher Survey Results • Remodeled Floor Plan • Improvements
The Deer Chase Elementary School Media Center contains a conference room, 2 A/V rooms, 2 editing rooms, 1 storage room, 1 office, and 1 room used for a variety of purposes: paraprofessional’s office, lamination, and teacher resource center.
There are 6 computers in the media center available for student use.
Welcome to the Deer Chase Elementary School Media Center!
The media center is located directly across from the office; however, it is only accessible through an entrance located in the center of the school.
The picture on the left is the view of the Deer Chase Elementary School Media Center as seen through the windows of the hallway entering the school.
The picture on the right is a view of the entrance into the school’s media center.
Existing Media Center 5 circular tables & two rectangular Media Prod. Studio Studio Media Prod. Storage Circulation Area Work Room Office Restroom Conference Room Computer Stations Entrance Shelving Unit Angled Reading Table Story Time Area Emergency Exit
There are 5 circular tables located in the center of the media center with 2 rectangular tables located to the right of them.
There is also an angled reading table situated in the right corner.
Story Time Area The picture to the left shows the seating for the Story Time Area, which is contained by a wall that rises about half-way to the ceiling. This area is in the back of the library. There is an emergency exit also located here.
The circulation desk is located at the front of the media center.
A box drop can be seen in the picture to the right.
A network printer and two computers are located on the circulation desk.
Current Book Stacks There are approximately 5167 books shelved on either one of the nine short, stand-alone shelving units, or in one of the shelving units affixed to the perimeter of the media center.
This space is located in the back-left of the media center.
The area is available for use based on a sign-up sheet located at the circulation desk.
There are 4 fold-up tables, a large rectangular table, and a dry-erase board.
Audio/Visual Rooms These pictures show two separate Audio/Visual Rooms. The one of the left is used to film the Deer Chase Morning News, while the one on the right contains two large workspace counters, Ellison Machine, border paper, and T.V./VCR hook-ups which broadcast videos and DVDs to the entire school on three different channels.
Media Production Area The picture shows one media production area that contains two computers used in the production of the Deer Chase Morning News. The second media production area is currently used for storage, and my media specialist did not want me to take a picture of it due to the mess.
The media center paraprofessional is responsible for all laminating.
The conference room may be used when a slot is available on the conference room sign-up sheet.
No outside group is allowed to check out any materials.
Teachers should sign-up to use the media center on the media center sign-up sheet at least a day in advance.
All of these policies and procedures were taken from the Deer Chase Elementary School Media Center handbook accessed in the media center on February 28, 2008. A copy of this handbook is located at the circulation desk.
Teachers should be required to check out books and other materials for two weeks, as to ensure the availability of resources to other teachers, and students.
Teachers and the media specialist should work together to create a reserved section of resources and books for teachers to check out for a current unit of study.
Confidentiality statement ensuring that all records of items checked-out are private and used only for the purpose of record keeping.
Monthly meetings for the purpose of collaborative planning will be held in order to ensure that the library media center is used to its full potential.
Remodeled Media Center New Items Moved Items Media Prod. Studio Studio Media Prod. Storage Circulation Area Work Room Office Restroom Conference Room Computer Stations 2 computers at each Entrance Shelving Unit Story Time Area Relaxing Reading Area Table Table Table Table Table Table Teacher Table