ERIC Number: ED445682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Montana Certification Program Manual.
Montana State Library, Helena.
The Montana Certification Program offers librarians, library staff members, and trustees a systematic and progressive method by which to track their continuing education (CE) efforts; the program also offers library boards and managers an opportunity to recognize staff efforts to improve their skills, ability, and knowledge. This first section of this manual provides an overview of the program, including program goals, who should become certified, and certification levels. CE credit is addressed in the second section, including CE contact hour credit, CE contact hour credit conversion, CE topics, and a menu of possible CE topics. Certification level information is contained in the third section, including enrollment level, the enrollment application form, how to apply for certification levels I-V, and application forms for certification levels I-V. The fourth section covers certification renewal, including guidelines for certification renewal, certification renewal requirements, how to apply for certification renewal, and the certification renewal application form. The next section describes criteria for approval of CE programs, including CE providers and CE program approval forms. Potential CE opportunities are noted in the sixth section, and the seventh section lists library degree schools. Extra copies of the forms are appended. (MES)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montana State Library, Helena.
Identifiers - Location: Montana