This introductory program provides an orientation to the work environment of a Library Assistant within the Calgary Board of Education school library learning commons in support of 21st century learners. Upon completion of the program, you will have an understanding of basic library management, school library policies within the CBE and become familiar with a variety of strategies, resources and procedures that support working in a school library. You will receive the Library Assistant Certificate of Recognition upon completion of this program. English proficiency of Canadian Language Benchmark 8 is highly recommended to succeed in this course. Read Course Reviews.
This 30-hour certificate is recognized by the Calgary Board of Education to meet the educational qualifications for the position of Library Assistant.
Instructor: Dawn Dickson, BA BEd - see Instructor Profile
Calgary Board of Education Employee Funding
Funding may be available to CBE employees through the Staff Association Staff Development Fund or the ATA Staff Development Fund. Further information regarding how to apply for professional development funding can be accessed on the CBE Staff Association (external website) or the Alberta Teacher Association (external website).
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