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Instructional Media Services   

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The following procedures shall be used in implementing Board Policy 6161.1, which concerns the selection and approval of instructional media materials, which shall be considered by the County Board of Education for adoption.

(cf. 6161.1 - Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials)

Procedure for Preview and Evaluation

The Director of the Instructional Media Center or designee shall:

1. Obtain instructional multi-media resources and tools for potential acquisition and use from such sources as:

a. Instructional media catalogs.

b. Instructional media materials previewed and adopted by other counties within the California County Educational Technology Consortium (CCETC).

c. Recommendations from teachers, school administrators, parents in the county, and members of staff in the County Office of Education.

2. Select teachers, administrators, county office staff members and other qualified individuals on an as needed basis to preview potential instructional media materials acquisitions.

3. Periodically compile a list of instructional media titles that have been previewed and recommended for future acquisition.

Procedure for Selection of Instructional Media Titles For Initial Acquisition

The Director of the Instructional Media Center or designee shall:

1. Submit a list of instructional multi-media resources to the Tuolumne County Board of Education for approval. The list will consist of resources that have been recommended for acquisition by the Instructional Media Center and/or any one of the other twelve County Boards of Education in the Central California Educational Technology Consortium (CCETC).

2. Once instructional media titles have been approved by the County Board of Education, the list shall be presented to the County Superintendent of Schools for acquisition.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

1703 Coordination of district library services by county superintendent

1770-1775 Provision of library services by county superintendent

18100-18203 School libraries

18300-18571 Union high school district/unified school district library district

19335-19336 Reading Initiative Program; recommended books

41570-41573 School and Library Improvement Block Grant

44868-44869 Qualifications and employment of library media teachers

45340-45349 Instructional aides

60119 Sufficiency of textbooks and instructional materials; public hearing

60240-60251.5 State Instructional Materials Fund, purchase of classroom library materials

60420-60424 Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program

REPEALED EDUCATION CODE FOR CATEGORICAL PROGRAMS

18181 Districtwide library plan

52012 Establishment of school site council

52014-52015 School plans

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

16040-16043 School libraries

80053 Library media service teaching credential

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6383 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries grant program

Management Resources:

CDE PUBLICATIONS

Check It Out! Assessing School Library Media Programs, 1998

Recommended Literature: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve

CALIFORNIA SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION PUBLICATIONS

Standards and Guidelines for Strong School Libraries, 2004

WEB SITES

American Library Association: http://www.ala.org

American Association of School Librarians: http://www.ala.org/aasi

California Department of Education, School Libraries: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/lb

California Library Association: http://www.cla-net.org

California School Library Association: http://www.csla.net

Regulation TUOLUMNE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

approved: May 30, 2008 Sonora, California