ERIC Number: ED314043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jul
School Libraries: A Systematic Approach to Staff Development.
Baptist, Jean; Brown, Gerald R.
This paper on professional development activities in the Winnipeg (Canada) School Division No. 1 begins with background on population, staffing, and budgeting in the district, a list of principles of effective staff development, and historical perspectives on the division's staff development program from 1962 to 1988. Activities discussed include the establishment of a Library Service Centre, organization of monthly inservice education meetings, compilation of a library personnel handbook, distribution of a monthly newsletter, individualization and evaluation of the study sessions program, and clarification of objectives. Cooperative work with subject area specialists and inservice options in addition to the study sessions are summarized. An analysis of trends in the division is also presented and the major components of the staff development program are outlined. Appended materials include: (1) 1987-88 library media service goals; (2) the agenda for a study session on linking life and literacy; (3) the agenda for a division-wide inservice; (4) the objectives and agenda for a study session on using computers for library technical functions; (5) a workshop evaluation form; (6) a school library services annual report form; (7) a summary of feedback on study sessions in 1987; (8) a form for study session program planning; (9) a study session registration form; and (10) a checklist for planning study sessions. (10 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada (Winnipeg)