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Programs > Technology/Library Media
Library Media

Welcome New Library Media Specialists!

School Library Media State Curriculum

     Elementary/Middle SLM SC
     High School SLM SC
     Matrices Aligning to New AASL and Maryland 
        Technology Literacy Standards for Students

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner
(New – National Standards)


Crosswalk of the Common Core Standards and the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner


Standards for School Library Media Programs in Maryland


AASL Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs

A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners with School Library Program Assessment Rubric


Instructional Resource Evaluation Guidelines

How Maryland Stacks Up: National Studies Connect School Libraries and Student Achievement

NEW! Implementing the Common Core State Standards:
The Role of the School Librarian
(Achieve/AASL – Nov. 2013)

Public Library Partnerships – Common Core
(Powerpoint Presentation)

Choosing the Right Text for Students!:
Common Core and Text Complexity

(Common Ground Presentation 2013)


School/Public Library Cooperative Programs

NEW! Facts About Maryland's School Library Media Programs 2013-14 (Annual Report)


Facts About Maryland's School Library Media Programs 2012-13 (Annual Report)


Facts About Maryland's School Library Media Programs 2011-12 (Annual Report)


COMAR  (Code of Maryland Regulations)


Library Media Specialist Certification (COMAR)

Library Media Administrator Certification (COMAR)

Public School Library Programs (COMAR)

University and College Programs in Maryland that Lead to School Library Media Certification (Updated 6/2016)

Designing School Libraries Resource List (March 2010)

AASL Essential Links: Resources for School Library Media Program Development

School Libraries Work! 2008

AASL Advocacy Brochures: School Library Programs Improve Student Learning

New! 2013 AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

New! 2013 AASL Best Apps for Teaching and Learning


AASL Toolkits (Crisis, School Library Health and Wellness, Advocacy, etc.)


School Library Media Research (AASL's Online Research Journal)


State and National Associations

AASL (American Association of School Librarians)


MSET – Maryland Society for Educational Technology

MASL (Maryland Association of School Librarians)


MLA (Maryland Library Association)


Helping to Keep Kids Connected and Protected in Maryland

WiredKids: Stop Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying Research Center (Florida Atlantic University and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)

Make a Difference for Kids: awareness and prevention of cyberbullying and suicide

C.L.I.C.K.S. Initiative - Community Leadership in Cyber Knowledge & Safety (Maryland Office of the Attorney General)


Common Sense Media Education Programs


NetSmartz Workshop


iSAFE – e-Safety Education


CyberSmart!: 21st Century Skills for Education


ikeepsafe Internet Safety Coalition


Project Safe Childhood (U.S. Department of Justice)


Stay Safe Online (National Cyber Security Alliance)



Page updated: 7.30.2015

Contact Information
Jay Bansbach, Program Specialist
Instructional Technology & School
Library Media Program
Division of Instruction

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0442
Fax:  410-333-2128
Email:  carl.bansbach@maryland.gov
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