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Resources for Texas Preservice School Administrators


Achterman, D. L. (2008). Haves, halves, and have-nots: School libraries and student achievement in California. Denton, Texas. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9800/m1/


American Association of School Librarians. (2009). Empowering learners: Guidelines for school library media centers. Chicago: American Library Association.


____. Sample job description: Title: School librarian.  http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/learning4life/resources/sample_job_description_L4L.pdf


_____. Learning4Life. http://tinyurl.com/AASL-L4L


____. Standards for the 21st-century learner. http://ala.org/aasl/standards 


______. Toolkit for Preservice Principals and Teachers. http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslissues/toolkits/PreserviceEducators_Toolkit_FINAL_2016-03-17.pdf


Lance, K. C., & Hofschire, L. (2011). Something to shout about: New research shows that more librarians means higher reading scores. School Library Journal, 1 Sept. 2011. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/home/891612-312/something_to_shout_about_new.html.csp


Lance, K. C., Rodney, M., & Hamilton-Pennell, C. (2005). Powerful libraries make powerful learners: The Illinois study. Retrieved from https://www.islma.org/pdf/ILStudy2.pdf


Lance, K. C., Rodney, M., & Schwarz, B. (2010). The impact of school libraries on academic achievement: A research study based on responses from administrators in Idaho. School Library Monthly, 26(9), 14-17. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database.


Levitov, D. (2010). Educating school administrators. School Library Monthly, 26(6), 45-47. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database.


Levitov, D. D. (2009). Perspectives of school administrators related to school library media programs after participating in an online course, “School Library Advocacy for Administrators.” unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Missouri-Columbia.


Loertscher, D. V. (2014). Collaboration and coteaching. Teacher Librarian, 42(2), 8-19.


Rosales, B., and Roper, T. (2015). School administrator toolkit: A guide to hiring school librarians.  http://bit.ly/hiringlib


Scholastic. (2008). Research foundation paper: School libraries work! (3rd ed.) http://www2.scholastic.com/content/collateral_resources/pdf/s/slw3_2008.pdf 


School Library Impact Studies - Studies conducted in 19 states and one province show a positive correlation between student achievement on standardized tests and the presence of a well-developed library collection and state-certified school librarian, who integrates the library program into the classroom curriculum through classroom-library collaboration.


Smith, E. G. (2001). Texas school libraries: Standards, resources, services, and students' performances. Austin, TX: Texas State Library and Archives Commission.


Texas Education Agency. Texas Administrative Code: Standards Required for the School Library Certificate


Texas State Archives and Libraries Commission & Texas Education Agency. (2008). The needs of Texas public school libraries report. Austin, TX: TEA. (.pdf file)  


Texas Learning4Life (L4L) Implementation Team. TEKS Alignment. http://teksalign.pbworks.com




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