Endorsement – Associate School Library Media Specialist

Degree Offered: Endorsement

Concentration: Associate School Library Media Specialist

Campus Location

Valley Road campus

Application Deadline:

Rolling Admissions

Program Description:

This program is designed to prepare previously certified teachers to obtain New Jersey certification as an associate library media specialist. The program requires the completion of 24 credits of specifically approved courses as listed below, one of which includes 150 hours of supervised field experience in a school library media center. The program is managed and taught by library professionals and focuses on developing the school library media specialist as a teacher, instructional partner, informational specialist, and program administrator in grades preschool through twelve. Principles of knowledge, understanding, and application are addressed in every course and are accessed by professional application projects, field experiences, and case studies. This endorsement program is for candidates who have a New Jersey instructional certificate.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

Program Requirements:

Endorsement: Associate School Library Media Specialist24 Credits
ELLM 5130 Foundations of School Librarianship 3
ELLM 5140 Instructional Design 3
ELLM 5150 Technical Processes in School Library Media Centers 3
ELLM 5160 Technologies for Teaching and Learning in School Library Media Centers 3
ELLM 5170 Information Sources and Services 3
ELLM 6110 Management of the School Library Media Program 3
ELLM 6120 School Library Media Specialist Selects Literature for the School Age Child 3
ELLM 6210 Field Experiences in School Library Media Centers 3

Upcoming Events

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Information Session

10/08/14 05:00 PM - 10/08/14 07:00 PM

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MBA Open House

10/14/14 05:00 PM - 10/14/14 07:00 PM

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College of Education Graduate Open House

10/14/14 05:00 PM - 10/14/14 07:00 PM

Location: 1600 Valley Road Cafe

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