The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Library Media program educates initial and professional level library media specialists for schools and small public libraries as information specialists, teachers, instructional partners, and administrators who
The library media specialist serves the needs of all children with their variety of abilities, learning preferences and cultural understandings. The program is rooted in and gives form and meaning to the principles of democracy: the right of people of all ages to intellectual freedom and the right of people to equity of access to information.
The program offers
The program also offers a graduate distance education program in collaboration with UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison, UW-Oshkosh, and UW-Superior for students in under-served areas of the state. This program leads to both initial and professional levels of licensure. For more information on the University of Wisconsin System School Library Education Consortium (UWS-SLEC), contact Carrie Lencho.
In 2013 we traveled to Australia with a group of teachers and school libraries for the Comparative Education Program.
Watch here for future travel study programs. Check out the travel study progam for librarian in Scotland that ran in 2007 and 2008.
Looking for professional development activities once you have your 902 professional level license? We have just hired a new faculty member with an interest in gaming, so watch here for some new courses in the future.