Job Opening: Eureka High School

Job Opening: Eureka High School
March 23, 2011 Job Openings asmeets

Eureka High School in Eureka, IL is seeking a Library Media Specialist Background:  Small school (around 500), beautiful large and fairly new library. Job applications must be in by April 4, 2011.

New Prerequisites for Clinical Practice
March 22, 2011 SLMP Announcements asmeets

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.

Job Opening: Sacred Heart-Griffin High School
March 9, 2011 Job Openings asmeets

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

Job Opening – Jesse Sherwood Elementary
February 25, 2011 Job Openings asmeets

Jesse Sherwood Elementary (CPS) in Chicago is seeking a Library Media Specialist. Job description and application details:

Opportunity to earn a few $$
February 23, 2011 SLMP Announcements asmeets

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: She is looking for someone right away.

Reader’s Advisory Workshop
February 17, 2011 SLMP Announcements asmeets

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

Job Openings
February 16, 2011 Job Openings asmeets

Antioch School District 34 in Antioch, IL will be adding a second Library Media Specialist to the schools for the 2011-12 school year. View the job posting here. Paxton-Buckley-Loda Unit 10 is looking for a high school Library Media Specialist. View the job posting here.

Advocacy Needed! Federal Funding for School Libraries in Danger
February 16, 2011 SLMP Announcements asmeets

Hello School Library Advocates, This is a FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ALERT originally issued by ALA and being broadcast by the Act4SL grassroots advocacy group. Read the story at the SLJ website. ACT NOW! This week the US House of Representatives will consider two amendments to the FY2011 Budget Continuing Resolution that are critical to libraries –

Linking for Learning, ISLMA Workshop – CANCELED
February 10, 2011 SLMP Announcements asmeets

EVENT CANCELED From ISLMA: Linking for Learning 3rd Edition: Your Resource for a Stellar Library Program February 21, 2011 1pm-4pm Delve into Linking for Learning which presents the newly revised school library guidelines for Illinois and references such recent documents as AASL’s Standards for the 21st Century Learner and ISLMA’s own I-SAIL.  The updated edition

SLMP Information Session – Rescheduled
February 9, 2011 SLMP Announcements asmeets

The SLMP Information Session originally scheduled for Feb 2nd was canceled due to severe winter weather. The rescheduled information session will be held on Feb. 23rd from 4:30 – 6 pm in Springer Suites. All students who are interested in learning more about the School Library Media Program are welcome to attend. We will discuss