School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist Major

A major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist is a program that prepares individuals to serve as librarians and media specialists in elementary and secondary schools as well as special instructional centers.

Includes courses that prepares individuals to teach specific programs in the realm of learner-oriented laboratories and work centers.  In addition to subject content area instruction at multiple levels, common focus areas likely include strengthening resource practices, enhancing library experiences and management, and specialized training very often technology-based.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in School Librarian/School Library Media (use the College Search feature and enter "School Librarian/School Library Media” or "Library Sciences" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional, Specific Subject Areas – School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist?

It may be that a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas represents a second bachelor’s program.  Specifically, in the area of School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist, you may have the opportunity to expand your career into district occupations of library media specialist, cultural institution specialist or digital media curriculum consultant.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist