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Working Towards NationalBoard Certification in Library Media<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
This Hour’s Agenda<br />1. What National Board Certification is & isn’t<br />2. What’s involved<br />3. Resources to help<...
What NB Certification Is…and Isn’t<br />Is… <br />… a demonstration of the impact of your teaching on student achievement<...
NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />4 Portfolio Entries<br />Text<br />6 Assessment  Areas<br />Text<br />ISTE SIGMS<b...
NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />Entry 2: Appreciation of Literature<br />Entry I: Instructional Collaboration<br /...
NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />Videos – small groups and pan of the library<br />Entry 2: Appreciation of Literat...
NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />Ethical and legal tenets<br />Collection development<br />6 Assessment  Areas<br /...
Print resources<br />Dickinson, Gail, 2005. Achieving National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists: A...
Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />Listserv<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />Searchable archives<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />Files<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
My process<br />Summer before <br />candidacy<br />Year of <br />candidacy<br />A year before <br />candidacy<br />Film le...
What was helpful to me<br />In your <br />district/ <br />region<br />At a distance<br />Online<br />At school<br />Local ...
Things to know<br />Remember that your community connections in your Documented Accomplishments must be within the last ye...
Something else to think about….<br />Take One! allows to start the National Board Process with a single portfolio entry – ...
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National Board Certification in Library Media

  1. 1. Working Towards NationalBoard Certification in Library Media<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  2. 2. This Hour’s Agenda<br />1. What National Board Certification is & isn’t<br />2. What’s involved<br />3. Resources to help<br />4. Getting started<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  3. 3. What NB Certification Is…and Isn’t<br />Is… <br />… a demonstration of the impact of your teaching on student achievement<br />… a process that consists of a portfolio and series of assessments<br />… a credential that can trump state requirements for certification<br />… represents an investment of about $2800<br />Can… <br />… be funded through state programs or grants<br />… result in a financial supplement<br />Isn’t… <br />… equivalent to an advanced degree<br />… being highly qualified<br />… a guarantee of employment protection<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  4. 4. NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />4 Portfolio Entries<br />Text<br />6 Assessment Areas<br />Text<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  5. 5. NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />Entry 2: Appreciation of Literature<br />Entry I: Instructional Collaboration<br />4 Portfolio Entries<br />Text<br />Entry 3: Integration of Instructional Technologies<br />Entry 4: Documented Accomplishments<br />Text<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  6. 6. NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />Videos – small groups and pan of the library<br />Entry 2: Appreciation of Literature<br />Student work samples<br />4 Portfolio Entries<br />Entry I: Instructional Collaboration<br />Text<br />Entry 3: Integration of Instructional Technologies<br />Entry 4: Documented Accomplishments<br />Videos – two lessons from same project<br />Text<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />Artifacts of learning, leading, and community partnerships<br />
  7. 7. NB Certification – What’s Involved<br />Ethical and legal tenets<br />Collection development<br />6 Assessment Areas<br />Technologies<br />Text<br />Information literacy<br />Knowledge of literature<br />Text<br />Organizational management<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  8. 8. Print resources<br />Dickinson, Gail, 2005. Achieving National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists: A Study Guide<br />Milam, Peggy. 2005. National Board Certification in Library Media: A Candidate's Journal.<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  9. 9. Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  10. 10. Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />Listserv<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  11. 11. Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />Searchable archives<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  12. 12. Yahoo Group for Library Media Candidates<br />Files<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
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  14. 14. My process<br />Summer before <br />candidacy<br />Year of <br />candidacy<br />A year before <br />candidacy<br />Film lessons; write 3 other portfolio entries; begin reading and preparation for assessments; Revisit accomplishments last.<br />Read Yahoo group listserv to get an overview of the process; talk to NB teachers and media specialists<br />Work on documented accomplishments portfolio entry, plan lessons and line up collaborators, filmers, readers<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  15. 15. What was helpful to me<br />In your <br />district/ <br />region<br />At a distance<br />Online<br />At school<br />Local or nearby NB LMSes, support groups<br />NB LMSes<br />as volunteer readers, helping remotely<br />NB teachers in other subject areas at my school<br />Yahoo Library Media Group listserv, archives<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  16. 16. Things to know<br />Remember that your community connections in your Documented Accomplishments must be within the last year <br />Documented Accomplishments are a good part of the portfolio to look at first and then revisit last. You will see them through the lens of “student achievement” after writing the other entries.<br />*** You must have release forms on file from all students and any adults in the videos***<br />TEXT<br />TEXT<br />TEXT<br />TEXT<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />
  17. 17. Something else to think about….<br />Take One! allows to start the National Board Process with a single portfolio entry – Entry 2. This might be a good “first step” for those considering the process. <br />With Take One!, you can “bank” the scores and complete the rest of the portfolio the next year.<br />ISTE SIGMS<br />Wendy Stephens<br />May 26, 2010<br />

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