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Mission of the School Library Media Program

The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The school library media specialist (SLMS) empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information by:

  • collaborating with educators and students to design and teach engaging learning experiences that meet individual needs.  
  • instructing students and assisting educators in using, evaluating, and producing information and ideas through active use of a broad range of appropriate tools, resources, and information technologies
  • providing access to materials in all formats, including up-to-date, high quality, varied literature to develop and strengthen a love of reading
  • providing students and staff with instruction and resources that reflect current information needs and anticipate changes in technology and education
  • providing leadership in the total education program and advocating for strong school library media programs as essential to meeting local, state and national educational goals

  --Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (2009), p.8


Monday - Thursday: 7:00am to 4:00pm

Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm

Tess McCool
Library Media Specialist

Joyce Hilton
Library Paraprofessional

Cindy Doherty
Media Center Technician

Jim Woodworth
Media Center Technician

South Windsor Public Schools    1737 Main Street    South Windsor, CT 06074    Phone: 860.291.1200    site map     contact us  Bookmark and Share
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