Library Group Aims to Reeducate Public on Its Profession
JULY 12, 2016
Some schools are opting to hire “innovation specialists” in lieu of school librarians, who have earned master’s degrees and librarian certifications. Job requirements include a teaching license and previous experience as an elementary school teacher; noticeably absent in the requirements are a library-related degree and certification. “As One of the reasons behind hiring an innovation specialist in a school library is that a district can fill two jobs for the price of one.