The Teacher Librarian program at the San José State University School of Information will prepare you for the next step in your teaching career as a library media specialist.
Specialized Skills for K – 12 Careers
Graduates of the Teacher Librarian program at the SJSU School of Information will emerge with a specialization in the functions and skills necessary for employment in K – 12 schools including collaboration, technology leadership, and program administration.
As a teacher librarian, also referred to as a school media specialist, you’ll be a teacher, a librarian, and an instructional partner.
“I am thankful to have found a program that has assisted me in developing my potential to become a strong and effective teacher-librarian.” — Marianne Gatto-McCann
Credential + MLIS Degree
Students in the Teacher Librarian program can pursue both their Teacher Librarian Services Credential and Master of Library and Information Science degree! Teacher librarianship is one of the exciting career pathways students can follow within the MLIS program, which is fully accredited by the American Library Association.
Approved Course Work
The Teacher Librarian program coursework meets the requirements for the California Teacher Librarian Services Credential.