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    Welcome to the CMA Library Media Page!
     

    Our mission: To ensure that all students and staff are effective users of information. 
     
     
    Ms. Karin Papenhausen
     CMA Librarian, Ms. Karin Papenhausen
    Karin.Papenhausen@knoxschools.org 
    MS Information Science, University of Tennessee
    EdS Curriculum & Instruction, Lincoln Memorial University
        

    KCS Librarians/Media Specialists Beliefs

    We believe the Library Media Specialist will: 

    • Promote a love of reading.

    • Create a safe and inviting environment for all learners.

    • Cultivate a spirit of inquiry.

    • Collect a rich variety of resources to support the needs of each learner.

    • Provide equitable information access to all learners.

     

    Teach learners:

     

    • To access information efficiently for a variety of purposes.

    • To evaluate and discern among information sources.

    • To use information critically, effectively, and ethically.

    • Collaborate with students and teachers to decide the best methods for creating and sharing information.

    • Integrate services with the school’s mission and goals.

    • Model lifelong learning by engaging in relevant and sustained professional development.