With this School Library program, you’ll develop leadership skills that are responsive to a rapidly changing society with increasing demands to assimilate technology and information literacy into schools and workplaces. The school library program is dynamic, growing and constantly changing to meet your needs, offering both a teacher librarian services credential and master of arts in education: school library and information technology emphasis.
To enter the credential program, you must hold a valid teaching credential and official proof of passing the CBEST. Teaching qualifications are essential and a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience is desirable. You may also earn your master of arts in education with an emphasis in school library and information technology by taking additional courses.
- Accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
- A challenging and supportive academic environment
- Experienced and supportive university faculty
- Innovative and applicable course material
- Coursework offered fully online
- Highly-regarded by school districts
The course of study is specifically intended to prepare librarians for service inside the K-12 school environment.
- Application form and fee
- Statement of intent
- Official transcripts verifying
- BA/BS degree
- Valid California teaching credential (for credential only)
- Verification of passing CBEST (for credential only)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Orientation interview with program director