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Teacher Librarian, Part 1

Course Code: VF22LB11

Availability: Enrolment is closed

The Teacher Librarian Part 1 Additional Qualification Course introduces you to the unique role of the Teacher Librarian in the school by focusing attention on the fundamental knowledge and skills required for assuming a contributing role in your school’s Library Learning Commons (LLC). The course also supports your identification and exploration of varied avenues for demonstrating leadership, equipping you to serve the range of needs and interests presented by students, staff, and other members of the school community through the LLC. In short, Part 1 builds the foundation for acquiring and implementing knowledge, skills, and confidence for the professional journey you are taking toward future direction and management of a successful LLC.

Specifically, the Part 1 course will immerse you in collaborative practices that promote students’ achievement, increasing your awareness and understanding of how such practices support instruction and assessment within an inquiry and research model. The course will guide your development of the knowledge and skills you need to identify the characteristics of a sound school-based library program, one that integrates MOE learning expectations for students with the OCT standards of professional practice and ethics for practitioners. Finally, Part 1 will support you in identifying opportunities for nurturing your personal leadership capacity and ability both within the candidate group and in the larger community represented by your school’s LLC stakeholders


  • An undergraduate degree acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT

Documents Required

  • NONE
Session Dates
Start Date: Oct 04, 2022
End Date: Dec 09, 2022
Online: October 4, 2022 - December 9, 2022.

This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.

Format / Location

Maliszewski, Diana P. & Ngo, Francis


Availability: Enrolment is closed

Course listings are accurate as of Oct. 07 14:48 PM.