PK-12 School Librarian Endorsement

 The UNK PK-12 School Librarian program earns National Recognition.

Endorsement: PK-12 School Librarian Endorsement
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 30 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree - Teacher Certification


The PK-12 School Librarian endorsement focuses on developing school librarians with technological expertise. This endorsement may be applied to a Master Science in Education: Instructional Technology degree or a Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction degree. Students pursuing this endorsement in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certification requirements.


PK-12 School Librarian Endorsement

(30 credit hours)

TE 810 - Design and Development of Instruction
TE 868 - Copyright, Fair Use, and Ethics
TE 869 - Introduction to School Library Program
TE 870 - Developing Web-based Portfolios
TE 871 - Collection Development and Management
TE 872 - Organization of School Library and Technology Resources
TE 873 - Reference Services and Resources
TE 875 - Administration of the School Library Program
TE 893 - Field Experiences in School Library
Approved elective (3 credit hours) 


American Association of School Librarians logo

This endorsement has received national recognition from the American Library Association/American Association of School Librarians (ALA/AASL) and the Council on the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

National recognition signifies that UNK’s School Librarian endorsement program hasCouncil for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation logo fully met all five prescribed ALA/AASL standards for initial preparation of school librarians. The five standards include: teaching for learning, literacy and reading, information and knowledge, advocacy and leadership, and program management.


How do I get started?


1. Request information 
about a program to learn more.

2. Apply to the program.

3. Contact UNK eCampus with any questions:

University of Nebraska at Kearney - eCampus
Phone: 308-865-8927
Email: ecampus@unk.edu

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