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The many faces of school library leadership

Author: Sharon Coatney
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2010.
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School librarians need to provide leadership in technology, literacy, curriculum, advocacy, vision, intellectual freedom, collaborative instruction, and more. Each of these areas is equally important in ensuring a school library program that will enhance and encourage student achievement. More than ever, it is vital that librarians demonstrate leadership skills that will reinforce their own value and that of their
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Coatney
ISBN: 9781591588931 1591588936 9781591588948 1591588944
OCLC Number: 502874657
Description: xii, 147 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Leadership from the middle : building influence for change --
Librarians as learning leaders : cultivating a culture of inquiry --
The school librarian as an advocacy leader --
Intellectual freedom: leadership to preserve minors rights in school library media programs --
Literacy leadership and the school library --
Teacher librarian as a curriculum leader --
Pride and prejudice and technology leadership --
Staff development : teacher librarian as learning leader --
Leadership and your professional school library association --
Shifting the vision of our futures : leadership as a foundational element for teacher librarians.
Responsibility: Sharon Coatney, editor.
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School librarians are called upon to provide leadership in many and varied areas. This book shows them how.  Read more...

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