Being Indispensable: A School Librarian's Guide to Becoming an Invaluable Leader

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American Library Association, 2011 - Education - 170 pages
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In New on the Job, experts Toor and Weisburg helped newbies make the transition to real-world school librarianship. Being Indispensable is all about staying one: without a proactive approach, school librarians, facing a severe economic downturn and budget cuts, run the risk of becoming an endangered species. In clear, simple, and practical language, this book empowers school librarians by helping them - Understand what other stakeholders in a school need and want - Demonstrate their importance to administrators, teachers, and parents - Plan strategically in both their personal and professional lives - Master important tools like advocacy and marketing Making the case for the vital role school librarians play in learning, this book gives readers all the strategies they need to become the kind of leader their school can't do without.
 

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Contents

Knowing Who You Are
1
Knowing Your Stakeholders
45
Thinking Bigger
113
Appendix Web Resources
163
Index
165
You May Aso Be Interested In
171
Back cover
175
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