Thought leaders throughout the nation know that the school library must change and truly transform to provide the level of service that will be required to enhance the future of K-12 education and the student experience.

We asked some of these leaders the following questions. Here’s what they had to say!

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The Importance

Why is it, or will it soon be, important for school libraries and school librarians to transform their programs and their actual process of providing information and guidance to students and teachers in their school?

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The Look

What does the possible refinement or transformation of your school library or library program look like to you?

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The Challenges

How will the school librarian, or school librarianship in general, have to change to meet the challenges of the future?

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The Physical Space

How will the physical space we call “the school library” have to be remodeled or redesigned to meet the demands of today’s student, the 21st century learner?

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The Support

Once a plan of action is established and/or begun, how can the finances and political support that will be required to execute and continue the transformation be developed?

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The Promotion

How do we best sell or promote the idea of transformation or the need for transformation to improve the educational process?

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The Proof

How would you best prove that the Transforming Your Library Movement will actually improve student and teacher success?

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