Job Opening: Friendship Junior High School
Learning Resource Center Teacher – 2011-2012 School Year Position Type: Middle School Teaching/Learning Resource Center Date Posted: 4/6/2011 Location: Friendship Junior High School, Des Plaines, IL Date Available: August 2011 Qualifications: Certification in Reading, Library Science or Technology or an Advanced Degree or Classes Incorporating Any or All of the These Areas Seeking Dynamic Person Well Versed in
School Library Journal recently posted an article about how ALA is fighting to include school libraries and certified librarians in the reauthorization of ESEA: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/home/890037-312/ala_fights_for_esea_inclusion.html.cs What can you do? Tell Illinois Senator Mark Kirk how you feel about this issue. Write to him about how your school library makes a difference or even have students write to the
Have you been following the Classroom Management Tips on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/duslmp)? Five of our site supervisors offered such great advice that we’ve gathered all their tips into one brochure just for you! Feel free to download, print, and/or share: Classroom Management Tips
Are you planning to complete your clinical practice in Fall 2011? Don’t forget to turn in your Clinical Experience Application and professional autobiography by April 1st. Submit your application to the SLMP office, then email Alexis Sarkisian (email@example.com), Coordinator of Clinical Practice, to schedule an interview.
Eureka High School in Eureka, IL is seeking a Library Media Specialist Background: Small school (around 500), beautiful large and fairly new library. http://www.district140.org/vacancies.htm Job applications must be in by April 4, 2011.
Beginning with placements for Fall 2011, SLMP students will be required to pass a TB test and a fingerprint-based criminal background check. The reason for this change is that many of the schools where we place students require fingerprinting and/or TB testing and we anticipate that more schools will follow suit in the near future.
Sacred Heart-Griffin High School has an opening for a full-time librarian/media specialist starting fall 2011. Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS required; Library Media Specialist Certification preferred.The ideal candidate possesses knowledge of current standards, best practices, and emerging trends in school media centers as well as library and education technologies. Description: The library director is responsible for
Jesse Sherwood Elementary (CPS) in Chicago is seeking a Library Media Specialist. Job description and application details: http://www.sherwood.cps.k12.il.us/employment.html
Gladys Georges, a 3rd grade teacher at Haugan Elementary (CPS, near Lawrence and Pulaski), needs help organizing her classroom collection of 300 books by genre and lexile level and is willing to pay $10/hour. If you are interested, contact Gladys directly: firstname.lastname@example.org She is looking for someone right away.
Do you need to brush up your booktalk skills? The Library and Information Science Student Association (LISSA) is hosting a booktalking workshop on Feb. 25th from 2-4pm at Red Hen Bread (736 Lake Street, Oak Park). All you need to do is choose a book that represents you as a reader. Then come ready to share what