School Library Media Specialist, Graduate Certificate - Cross Endorsement

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:

This is an educator preparation program in the State of Connecticut with additional admission requirements (see Admissions>>Teacher/Educator Preparation Programs). Candidates recommended for certification must also meet any additional Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) requirements (see Degree Requirements>>Teacher/Educator Preparation Programs) in effect on the date CSDE receives the certification application.


ILS 502 – Fundamentals of Library and Information Science 
ILS 505 – Information Resources Organization and Management 
ILS 507 – Information Science and Technology 
ILS 508 – User Services
ILS 516 – Literacy, Literature and Reading for School and Public Libraries
ILS 545 – Administration and Design of School Library Media Centers 
ILS 547 – Integrating Technology and Media in K-12 Curriculum 
ILS 575 – Instructional Design Principles 
ILS 582 – Library Science Internship 

Electives: One Course 

Suggested elective courses: ILS 571 Methods in School Libraries or ILS 541 Leadership and Advocacy for Information Professionals.  Other courses may be chosen from current ILS course offerings in consultation with academic advisor.