Stacy Cameron Library Expo 2011
<ul><li>National Board for Professional Teaching Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan, and nong...
<ul><li>1. To maintain high and rigorous standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Teachers are committed to students and their learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers know the subjects they teach and...
 
 
<ul><li>What Library Media Specialists Know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowled...
<ul><li>How Library Media Specialists Grow as Professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Portfolio Entries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fostering and Appre...
<ul><li>“ This entry captures your ability to create an instructional unit of study, set learning goals, implement instruc...
<ul><li>“ This entry captures how you integrate literature into a selected content area and how you make connections to ot...
<ul><li>“ This entry captures your knowledge of the content area curricula within your school and your grasp of informatio...
<ul><li>“ This entry captures evidence of the way in which your role as a teacher is broader than your direct interaction ...
<ul><li>Six Exercises/Prompts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethical and Legal...
<ul><li>Assessors are Library Media Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>For the ECYA/LM certificate, these are the weights: </li...
 
<ul><li>Entry 2: Appreciation of Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Can transfer your score to National Board candidacy at a lat...
<ul><li>Some districts provide a stipend </li></ul><ul><li>Personal growth  </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </l...
<ul><li>Read and download information online </li></ul><ul><li>Read books and articles written by others who have gone thr...
<ul><li>National Board Certification in Library Media: A Candidate’s Journal  by Peggy Milam (Linworth Books) </li></ul><u...
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The journey towards national board certification – library

  1. 1. Stacy Cameron Library Expo 2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>National Board for Professional Teaching Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan, and nongovernmental organization governed by a board of directors </li></ul><ul><li>Began in 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>www.nbpts.org </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>1. To maintain high and rigorous standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do </li></ul><ul><li>2. To provide a national voluntary system for certifying teachers who meet those standards </li></ul><ul><li>3. To advocate related education reforms to integrate National Board Certification in American education and to capitalize on the expertise of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Teachers are committed to students and their learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are members of learning communities. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>What Library Media Specialists Know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Library & Information Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What Library Media Specialists Do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrating Instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading Innovation through Library Media Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administering the Library Media Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(continued on next slide) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>How Library Media Specialists Grow as Professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics, Equity, and Diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Advocacy, and Community Partnerships </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Portfolio Entries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fostering and Appreciation of Literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of Instructional Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documented Accomplishments: Contributions to Student Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assessments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethical and Legal Tenets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Literature </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>“ This entry captures your ability to create an instructional unit of study, set learning goals, implement instruction, and assess students’ learning through collaboration with others in the instructional program.” </li></ul><ul><li>3 weeks to 3 month time frame for lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation of collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 pages max </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Four student work samples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taken from 2 students or 2 groups of students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 pages max </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Written commentary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 pages maximum </li></ul></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>“ This entry captures how you integrate literature into a selected content area and how you make connections to other literary materials.” </li></ul><ul><li>One video recording </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2-minute narrated pan of library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15-minute segment of lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Instructional materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Related to lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Max of 4 pages + cover page </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Written commentary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 pages max </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>“ This entry captures your knowledge of the content area curricula within your school and your grasp of information studies.” </li></ul><ul><li>One video recording </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 minutes of a single lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 minutes whole class and 10 minutes student-teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Instructional materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover sheet + 4 pages max </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps assessors understand your lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Written commentary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Max of 10 pages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not the teaching of technology but rather using technology to teach content </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>“ This entry captures evidence of the way in which your role as a teacher is broader than your direct interaction with students in your classroom.” </li></ul><ul><li>Description and Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 pages max of up to 8 activities/accomplishments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combined 16 pages of documentation of accomplishments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reflective Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 pages max </li></ul></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Six Exercises/Prompts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethical and Legal Tenets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Literature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>30 minutes to reply </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-based </li></ul><ul><li>Scored on a 4 point rubric </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Assessors are Library Media Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>For the ECYA/LM certificate, these are the weights: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>16% for each of the three classroom-based portfolio entries (#1-3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12% for Documented Accomplishments (#4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6.67% for each of the six assessment center exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Weighted Score of 275 or greater is recognized as an accomplished teacher and awarded National Board Certification </li></ul></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Entry 2: Appreciation of Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Can transfer your score to National Board candidacy at a later date </li></ul><ul><li>Good way to “get your feet wet” </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Some districts provide a stipend </li></ul><ul><li>Personal growth </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a challenge! </li></ul><ul><li>“ The National Board Certification process makes a long-term change because your actual thinking changes. The reflective nature of the process forces you to closely examine every aspect of your practices” (Purcell 16). </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>Read and download information online </li></ul><ul><li>Read books and articles written by others who have gone through the process </li></ul><ul><li>Organize! </li></ul><ul><li>Begin planning lessons and collaborating with teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Use a yearly calendar </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>National Board Certification in Library Media: A Candidate’s Journal by Peggy Milam (Linworth Books) </li></ul><ul><li>Achieving National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists: A Study Guide by Gail Dickinson (American Library Association) </li></ul><ul><li>Purcell, Melissa. &quot;After Ten Years, National Board Certification Has Proven It Is Not a Passing Fad in the Library Media Field.&quot; Library Media Connection 30.2 (Oct 2011): 15-17. </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo group - librarymedia </li></ul>

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