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Antioch University Seattle School Library Endorsement Program: Program Planning

EDU 602 LIBM Program and Collection Management is a required course in the school library endorsement program of Antioch University Seattle

School Library Advocacy Index to Sub Pages

Annual Reports

Annual Report Examples

Relevant Articles and Blog Posts

Data-Informed Advocacy

2019 AASL National Conference Concurrent Session 

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School Library Practice During COVID

Some Quantitative and Qualitative Ways to Measure




Greater connection to student learning:

•  Assessments from student research projects (grades, competencies, and/or evidence of learning)

•  Composite scores on class assignments

•  Data from state standardized tests

•  Data from other tests (Information Literacy-TRAILS, Digital literacy/technology)

•  Rubric assessments of student use of technology (Noodle Tools, Google tools, Power Point, etc.)

•  # of books read by individual students

•  # of collaborative instructional units implemented

Greater connection to student learning:

•  Individual samples of student research papers

•  Individual samples of student projects

•  Curriculum maps/plans developed

•  Flipped classroom videos and other instructional videos produced

•  Detailed library curriculum (overview)

•  Student surveys and focus groups

•  Teacher surveys and focus groups

•  Parent surveys

Less connected to student learning:

•  Circulation stats

•  Library database usage

•  Website analytics (URL counts)

•  Interlibrary loan data

•  Library class visits/library schedule

•  Number of students served (visits)

•  Library hours open for use (the physical plant)

•  Attendance at special library events

Less connection to student learning:

•  Human interest stories (“I love my library”)

•  Student access to databases 24/7

•  Library website

•  Curated resources and bibliographies

Creating Mission and Vision Statements

Mission & Vision Resources

Examples of library mission and vision statements linked below.


Library Mission: To equip students with high quality resources, research tools, and inquiry skills needed to move them forward as lifelong agile learners. Onward! 

From Kutztown High School, Kutztown, PA

Action Planning Resources & Examples