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Highly Effective School Library Program

The Highly Effective School Library Program provides lifelong learning opportunities while supporting all schools as they strive to improve student achievement and prepare students for 21st century success. The Highly Effective School Library Program also recognizes outstanding school librarians and library programs.

Highly Effective Recognition

The" Highly Effective School Library" Program consists of several components: access to an Evaluation Tool, a Professional Development component, and the Recognition Award.


 

 

Mission and Vision Statements

The mission of the Highly Effective School Library Program is to recognize outstanding school library programs while supporting all schools as they strive to improve student achievement and prepare students for 21st century success by using the Highly Effective model to improve their library program .

The vision of the Highly Effective School Library Program is that all schools have a certified teacher-librarian who uses the Highly Effective model for continuous improvement. Parents, students, administrators, and fellow educators understand that high levels of student achievement and 21st century success require an exemplary library program and are advocates for their school's library program.

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Contact Information

For more information about the Highly Effective School Library Program, contact:

Judy Barnett
Highly Effective School Library Coordinator
E-mail: jbarnett@coloradostatelibrary.org 
Cell: 719-964-5352

Becky Russell
School Library / Digital Literacy Content Specialist
E-mail: russell_b@cde.state.co.us
Office: 303-866-6772

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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