Our Vision for the LPA
The nature of the job of the Library Media Specialist is such that an exact match to the TPA rubric for a classroom teacher is not representative of the excellence for which we strive. The Library Media Specialist is responsible for working with all students and teachers to develop information literacy and other library media skills. In addition, performance of this job entails a large amount of work that represents indirect services to students: the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of a high-quality, easy to access and use collection, the support of classroom teachers, and various aspects of library programming.
This TPA rubric has been modified to reflect these realities, and to enable Library Media Specialists to work towards consistent standards of excellence across our school library programs and programming.
The following TPA rubric has been customized for use by Librarians:
[Important Note: The performance appraisal processes, forms, and timelines are the same as for teachers. View more information on the TPA site »]