Presentation on theme: "What Administrators Want to Know about Your Library Program: Building Communication Systems That Work."— Presentation transcript:
What Administrators Want to Know about Your Library Program: Building Communication Systems That Work
Dr. Brad Newkirk Chief Academic Officer Batavia Public Schools Daniel Russo LRC Director Batavia High School
Motivation for session
1. What are your current challenges & successes? 2. What question have you always want to ask an administrator?
“Advocacy begins with a vision and a plan for the library program….”
A.Use library resources circulation statistics database logins & searches grants from the state, Batavia Foundation, Mothers’ Club, PTOs, etc.—new offerings interlibrary loan statistics A.Find, evaluate, and apply information to solve problems collaboration session with teachers information literacy lesson counts & assessments TRAILS (Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) Data aligned to essential learnings
Explore various types of literature booktalks reading promotions (book clubs, author visits, family reading, etc.) public library Summer Reading participation ebook statistics A.Integrate technology and practice Internet safety lessons taught technology training sessions, current focus eBooks Linking for Learning program evaluation tool
Program Guidelines for Illinois Teaching for Learning Learning Environment Leadership
“Advocacy begins with a vision and a plan for the library program that is then matched to the agenda and priority of stakeholders.”
Stakeholders: Principals/Building Admin. Organized by Danielson Domains
Stakeholders: Principals/Building Admin.
Stakeholders: Central Office Administrators
Stakeholders: School Board (Per Capita presentation)
Monthly Meetings for LRC Directors & District LRC Coordinator
“Advocacy begins with a vision and a plan for the library program that is then matched to the agenda and priority of stakeholders.” StakeholderFormatMessage StudentsSocial media, , Personal contacts Snapshot data Promotions Research studies ParentsIn-person w/parent groups School message systems New services Summer Reading Availability Building administrationInformal conversations Formal semester reports Evaluation (Danielson) Data lessons taught, database searches, collaboration, student learning, etc. Program highlights Central Office/School BoardMonthly LRC meetings Yearly Per Capita report Roundtable topics LRC’s role in district’s mission