The School Library Professional certificate offers qualified candidates who have a master’s degree from an accredited institution and hold a valid Tennessee teacher license to take 24 credits of approved classes to meet the current school licensure requirements for Tennessee endorsement School Library Specialist #473. Because courses are arranged sequentially and may only be offered once each year, students would complete all classes successfully in the previous term before advancing to the next term.
Faculty: Renee Lyons
School Library Professional, Graduate Certificate Requirements: 24 credits
At the completion of the coursework, students would follow the current state requirement of taking Praxis Test #0311 “School Library Specialist” and apply for add-on status to their current teaching licensure.