Training new librarians
in Ft. Bend...they attend a summer course on electronic resources or information literacy as a participant because they will be expected to teach one of the course during their first year.
new librarians have separate meetings (similar to ours) in addition to regular monthly meetings
Dallas ISD...summer sessions 5-6 days, unpaid in fall 4-7:30, unpaid various courses cover a variety of classes
Overview of Librarianship--photostory format instead of a course.
have “notebook” as they receive info..put it in their notebook
Northside ISD...mentor program
established librarians did a think tank of ideas...
application process for the mentors...principals had to give permission so there would be no surprises
6 meetings with mentors/mentees $200 stipend
monthly checklist for mentors
orientation for mentors...create goodie bag for mentee
new program this year (based on Garland’s program)
5 days of training...3 unpaid days in summer, 2 during the year
veterans come in to talk about different topics
this is a day in the life of ....
how do you match a book with reluctant reader
Round Rock ISD...
new librarians workshop 1 day unpaid
what kinds of things are on their mind?
contract between mentor/mentee
they have 4 meetings with each other...list of what to talk about each time
online manual with instructions
acceptable use , copyright, book selection are covered before school on the training day
training library paraprofessionals
Title 1 requirements
that Book Woman...the traveling librarian
uses Raganathan’s 5 laws of library science to generate discussion
Make Them Smile---customer service from Todaro
management of students -- routines