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BCPS Librarians Resource-PD Wiki revised (redirected from BCPS Librarians Resource-PD Wiki)



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The purpose of this wiki is to provide access to professional development resources for BCPS library media specialists.
This wiki is a dynamic resource maintained by the BCPS Library Media Programs team.  Please visit often for updates!

Fran Glick, Coordinator   Amanda Lanza, Specialist   Chimère Neal, Resource Teacher   Kelly Ray, Resource Teacher   Alex Wolf, Facilitator

Tisome Archer, Administrative Secretary   Joy Garvey, Clerk   Donna Gruzs, Library Media Assistant 

Please email destiny@bcps.org for all Destiny-related inquiries.

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Advocacy and Marketing

Information and resources to help promote school library collections, instruction, programs, and services.


Information on the BCPS partnership with Baltimore County Public Library and available resources for BCPS students and faculty. 

Collection Development

Resources for collection development plans, planning for orders, audits, and collection maintenance. 

Curricular Connections

Information and resources about Library Media curriculum, planning and implementation. 




Support resources for using Destiny Discover and Destiny Library Manager to manage and maintain the school library collection. 

New Librarians' Academy

Information and resources for new BCPS library media specialists. 


Professional Learning 

Archive and current listing of professional learning opportunities 


Vendor Information

Contact information for contracted vendors. 




TAGS on this wiki: 

Pages on this wiki have been tagged to help you more efficiently locate resources.  USe the search feature or click on any of the tags to locate the resources you need. See all the Tags or use the Tag index below.


Tag  Description  Topics that focus on ...
administration the responsibilities of the library administrator role.


assessing and providing feedback to students before, during and after instruction.
BCPL  SAIL card initiative and collaborative partnership between BCPS library media centers and BCPL local branches. 
the navigation and use of the BCPS learning management system to access the K-5 Library Media Curriculum. 
collection development
developing and maintaining the school library media center's physical and digital materials.  
the implementation of the K-5 Library Media curriculum.  
Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, eBooks, Collections, Reading Paths, etc.
digital content BCPS licensed digital content and databases.  
topics that relate specifically to elementary Library Media Specialists. 
Un-Deweying the school library media center collection to support and promote reading. 
information specialist curating and dispersing information to the school library community. 
instruction strategies and implementation of the K-5 curriculum in the library media center.
instructional partner the collaborative role of the Library Media Specialist. 
leadership being a leader and exhibiting leadership qualities as the school library media specialist. 
the creation of a student-centered environment in the school library media center.
LMS evaluation observations, evaluations, and the Danielson Framework.
displaying and promoting use of the collection, resources and school library media center and services. 
P21 the 21st century skills that students need to compete in a globally competitive world. 
professional organizations information related to or provided by organizations for school library media specialists or educators. 
topics that relate specifically to secondary Library Media Specialists. 
self-circulation the procedures for setting up self-circulation in the school library media center.
STAT the BCPS STAT initiative and its relation to/ impact on the school library media center. 
digital and non-digital tools that can be used in the school library media center.