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The Journey towards National Board Certification – Library Media. Stacy Cameron Library Expo 2011. What is NBPTS?. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan, and nongovernmental organization governed by a board of directors Began in 1987

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What is NBPTS? Media

  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

  • Independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan, and nongovernmental organization governed by a board of directors

  • Began in 1987


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Mission of NBPTS Media

1. To maintain high and rigorous standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do

2. To provide a national voluntary system for certifying teachers who meet those standards

3. To advocate related education reforms to integrate National Board Certification in American education and to capitalize on the expertise of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs)

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Five Core Propositions MediaWhat Teachers Know and Should be Able to Do

  • Teachers are committed to students and their learning.

  • Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students.

  • Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning.

  • Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience.

  • Teachers are members of learning communities.

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Library Media Standards Media

  • What Library Media Specialists Know

    • Knowledge of Learners

    • Knowledge of Teaching and Learning

    • Knowledge of Library & Information Studies

  • What Library Media Specialists Do

    • Integrating Instruction

    • Leading Innovation through Library Media Programs

    • Administering the Library Media Program

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Library Media Standards (cont.) Media

  • How Library Media Specialists Grow as Professionals

    • Reflective Practice

    • Professional Growth

    • Ethics, Equity, and Diversity

    • Leadership, Advocacy, and Community Partnerships

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Assessment Media

  • Portfolio Entries

    • Instructional Collaboration

    • Fostering and Appreciation of Literature

    • Integration of Instructional Technology

    • Documented Accomplishments: Contributions to Student Learning

  • Assessments

    • Organizational Management

    • Ethical and Legal Tenets

    • Technologies

    • Collection Development

    • Information Literacy

    • Knowledge of Literature

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Entry 1: Instructional Collaboration Media

“This entry captures your ability to create an instructional unit of study, set learning goals, implement instruction, and assess students’ learning through collaboration with others in the instructional program.”

  • 3 weeks to 3 month time frame for lessons

  • Documentation of collaboration

    • 3 pages max

  • Four student work samples

    • Taken from 2 students or 2 groups of students

    • 4 pages max

  • Written commentary

    • 10 pages maximum

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Entry 2: Fostering and Appreciation of Literature Media

“This entry captures how you integrate literature into a selected content area and how you make connections to other literary materials.”

  • One video recording

    • 2-minute narrated pan of library

    • 15-minute segment of lesson

  • Instructional materials

    • Related to lesson

    • Max of 4 pages + cover page

  • Written commentary

    • 12 pages max

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Entry 3: Integration of Instructional Technologies Media

“This entry captures your knowledge of the content area curricula within your school and your grasp of information studies.”

  • One video recording

    • 20 minutes of a single lesson

    • 10 minutes whole class and 10 minutes student-teacher

  • Instructional materials

    • Cover sheet + 4 pages max

    • Helps assessors understand your lesson

  • Written commentary

    • Max of 10 pages

  • Not the teaching of technology but rather using technology to teach content

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Entry 4: Documented Accomplishments: Contributions to Student Learning

“This entry captures evidence of the way in which your role as a teacher is broader than your direct interaction with students in your classroom.”

  • Description and Analysis

    • 10 pages max of up to 8 activities/accomplishments

  • Documentation

    • Combined 16 pages of documentation of accomplishments

  • Reflective Summary

    • 2 pages max

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The Assessment Center Student Learning

  • Six Exercises/Prompts

    • Organizational Management

    • Ethical and Legal Tenets

    • Technologies

    • Collection Development

    • Information Literacy

    • Knowledge of Literature

  • 30 minutes to reply

  • Computer-based

  • Scored on a 4 point rubric

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Scoring Student Learning

  • Assessors are Library Media Specialists

  • For the ECYA/LM certificate, these are the weights:

    • 16% for each of the three classroom-based portfolio entries (#1-3)

    • 12% for Documented Accomplishments (#4)

    • 6.67% for each of the six assessment center exercises

      Total Weighted Score of 275 or greater is recognized as an accomplished teacher and awarded National Board Certification

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Take One! Student Learning

  • Entry 2: Appreciation of Literature

  • Can transfer your score to National Board candidacy at a later date

  • Good way to “get your feet wet”

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Why? Student Learning

  • Some districts provide a stipend

  • Personal growth

  • Professional development

  • It’s a challenge!

    “The National Board Certification process makes a long-term change because your actual thinking changes. The reflective nature of the process forces you to closely examine every aspect of your practices” (Purcell 16).

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Planning and Preparation Student Learning

  • Read and download information online

  • Read books and articles written by others who have gone through the process

  • Organize!

  • Begin planning lessons and collaborating with teachers

  • Use a yearly calendar

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Resources Student Learning

  • National Board Certification in Library Media: A Candidate’s Journal by Peggy Milam (Linworth Books)

  • Achieving National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists: A Study Guide by Gail Dickinson (American Library Association)

  • Purcell, Melissa. "After Ten Years, National Board Certification Has Proven It Is Not a Passing Fad in the Library Media Field." Library Media Connection 30.2 (Oct 2011): 15-17.

  • Yahoo group - librarymedia

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Thank you…Questions??? Student Learning

Stacy Cameron

Prosper ISD

[email protected]

469-219-2180 ext. 80201

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