Oregon Administrative Rules
584 - Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Division 420 - STATE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE, ENDORSEMENT AND SPECIALIZATION PROGRAMS
584-420-0415 - Library Media: Program Standards
STATE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE, ENDORSEMENT AND SPECIALIZATION PROGRAMS
Library Media: Program Standards
(1) Candidates who are prepared for the Library Media endorsement will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, professional dispositions and cultural competencies necessary to promote the academic, career, personal and social development of students in Library Media learning environments.
(2) The Commission may provide approval to an educator preparation program that prepares candidates for a Library Media endorsement only if it includes:
(a) Content that will enable candidates to gain the knowledge, skills, abilities, professional dispositions, and cultural competencies to meet the standards set forth in this rule and the TSPC Program Review and Standards Handbook;
(b) A requirement for candidates to complete the Commission-approved test for Library Media;
(c) A requirement for candidates to complete a teacher performance assessment as provided in OAR 584-017-1100; and
(d) Field experiences that include supervised teaching or internships in Library Media classrooms; and
(e) Integration of principles of cultural competency and equitable practice in each competency standard through the entire Library Media endorsement program.
(3) Standard 1: Candidates demonstrate the ability to encourage reading and lifelong learning by stimulating interests and fostering competencies in the effective use of ideas and information.
(4) Standard 2: Candidates demonstrate the ability to promote efficient and ethical information-seeking behavior as part of the school library program and its services.
(5) Standard 3: Candidates demonstrate the ability to create a positive educational environment which promotes reading, literacy, and use of appropriate technology for diverse learners.
(6) Standard 4: Candidates demonstrate the ability to work with classroom teachers to co-plan, co-teach, and co-assess information skills.
(7) Standard 5: Candidates demonstrate the ability to support the learning of all students and other members of the learning community, including those with diverse learning styles, abilities and needs.
(8) Standard 6: Candidates demonstrate the ability to develop professional collaboration and leadership.
(9) Standard 7: Candidates demonstrate the ability to articulate the relationship of the library media program with current educational trends and important issues.
(10) Standard 8: Candidates demonstrate the ability to administer the library media program in order to support the mission of the school, and according to the principles of best practice in library science and program administration.
(11) Standard 9: Candidates demonstrate the ability to adhere to the principles of the school library profession which include selecting, organizing, managing, and developing procedures and policies for print and electronic information resources.
(12) Standard 10: Candidates demonstrate the ability to assess and manage financial, physical, and human resources.
(13) Standard 11: Candidates demonstrate the ability to use instructional technology.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455-342.495 & 342.553
TSPC 1-2017, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-17
TSPC 1-2016, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-16
TSPC 13-2015(Temp), f. 11-13-15, cert. ef. 1-1-16 thru 6-28-16