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Library and Information Literacy

The Mission of School Library Media Programs

The school library program ensures all member of the learning community have access to resources that meet a variety of needs and interests while collaborating with building, district, and professional association colleagues on issues of importance to the field.

Kansas Curricular Standards for Library/Information and Technology Education

Kansas Curricular Content Standards for Library and Information TechnologyUpdated standards approved by the board in 2023.

Lesson Plan Examples

Fiction vs. NonfictionStandard G2.1.1
Beginning of Year - ChrysanthemumStandards G2.1.5, G2.1.9
Fiction vs. Nonfiction 1Standard G2.2.6
Fiction vs. Nonfiction 2Standard G2.2.6
Turtle Research to support district-wide study of South AmericaStandards G2.3.2, G2.3.3, G2.3.4
Animals, Animals, AnimalsStandard G2.4.1
Biography Guess WhoStandard G2.5.3
Keelboats and the Legends of Mike FinkStandard G5.1.7
Text FeaturesStandards G5.2.4, G5.4.3
Refine Questions as Information Needs ChangeStandard G5.3.1
Research in PebblegoStandards G5.3.1-G5.3.3, G5.4.1-G5.4.4, G5.5.1-G5.5.6
States PresentationStandard G5.5.3
You Can't Judge a Book By It's Cover, William Allen White Book AwardStandard G5.6.1
5th Grade Learning How to ParaphraseStandards G5.6.3, G5.6.5
Future Career ExplorationStandard G8.3.5
MeSearch project...On this Day in HistoryStandards G8.4.1, G8.4.6, G8.5.8, G8.6.4
Decisions, Decisions - Health Lesson - "Sitting is the new Smoking!"Standards G12.1.2, G12.2.2, G12.3.8, G12.4.10, G12.5.1, G12.6.2
World War I PropagandaStandard G12.4.3
Standard Lesson Plan Template 


For more information, contact:

Program Manager - Humanities

Nathan (Nate) McAlister
(785) 296-3892

Joann McRell
(785) 296-2144

Deputy Commissioner:
Division of Learning Services

Dr. Ben Proctor
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Beth Fultz
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director: 
Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Natalie D. Clark
(785) 296-4351

Assistant Director: 
Curricular Standards

Dr. David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director: 

Julie Ewing
(785) 296-2325

Assistant Director: 
Kansas Volunteer Commission

Dr. Jessica Dorsey
(785) 296-3163

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