Teacher Librarian, Part 1 AQ (York, Late Summer 2023, Online)

August 8, 2023 to August 31, 2023

  • Category: AQ, Online
  • Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southern Ontario
  • Topic: Library/Learning Commons
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10), JK-SK, Junior (grades 4-6), Primary (grades 1-3), Senior (grades 11-12)

The Teacher Librarian Part 1 Additional Qualification Course introduces you to the unique role of the Teacher Librarian in the school by focusing attention on the fundamental knowledge and skills required for assuming a contributing role in your school’s Library Learning Commons (LLC). The course also supports your identification and exploration of varied avenues for demonstrating leadership, equipping you to serve the range of needs and interests presented by students, staff, and other members of the school community through the LLC. In short, Part 1 builds the foundation for acquiring and implementing knowledge, skills, and confidence for the professional journey you are taking toward future direction and management of a successful LLC.

Specifically, the Part 1 course will immerse you in collaborative practices that promote students’ achievement, increasing your awareness and understanding of how such practices support instruction and assessment within an inquiry and research model. The course will guide your development of the knowledge and skills you need to identify the characteristics of a sound school-based library program, one that integrates MOE learning expectations for students with the OCT standards of professional practice and ethics for practitioners. Finally, Part 1 will support you in identifying opportunities for nurturing your personal leadership capacity and ability both within the candidate group and in the larger community represented by your school’s LLC stakeholders


  • An undergraduate degree acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT

Documents Required

  • NONE
  • Organizer: York University
  • Cost: $685.00. See website for complete details.
  • Location: Online
  • Website:
  • Contact: Office of Professional Learning
  • Phone: 416-736-5003
  • Fax: 416-736-5023
  • Email: [email protected]