Resources for School Librarians - Index School Library Standards and Evaluation of Library Facilities. Programs, and Personnel
Standards for the curriculum alone may be found at
Model School Library Standards for California Public Schools. See also Resources to Support the School Library Standards.
Colorado’s Highly Effective School Library Programs- Qualitative competencies and quantitative benchmarks for 21st-century Colorado school library programs. This is a pdf document which is dated 9/29/13.
Florida's K - 12 Library Program Evaluation Tool
Iowa School Library Program Guidelines - May be downloaded from this page.
Library Media Program Rubric - Kentucky Department of Education, 2017 - 2018
Beyond Proficiency @ Your Library- Kentucky Department of Education, 2017 - 2018.
School Library Handbook
Standards for Maryland School Library Media Programs - These are in pdf format.
Massachusetts School Library Standards and Rubrics
School Library 21 - 21 Measurement Criteria for Michigan School Libraries For 21st Century Schools. This is in pdf format.
Mississippi School Library Guide - 2017.
Standards for New Mexico School Libraries - 2004. in pdf format.
School Library Media Program Evaluation Rubric - a self-assessment instrument developed by the New York State Education Department.
Ohio Guidelines for Effective School Library Media Programs
Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs - 2011. Achieving Exemplary Libraries - Standards for South Carolina's School Libraries, 2012.
South Carolina Standards for School Library Resource Collections - 2016.
School Library Standards and Guidelines - South Dakota.
Minimum Requirements for School Library Information Centers - State of Tennessee. October, 2008. This is a pdf document.
Texas School Libraries: Standards, Resources,
Services, and Student Performance
A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners With School Library Assessment Rubric - "a program evaluation, planning, implementation and advocacy tool that will ensure school library program planners go beyond the basics to provide goals, priorities, criteria, and general principles for establishing effective library programs." By the American Library Association.
School Library Information - Links to the school library standards and materials related to the development of the standards. There is also information for principals and parents. By the Texas State Library
State Staffing Requirements - for school libraries. A wiki by Dough Johnson.
The History of School Library Standards - Timeline - By Cawood Cornelius
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