As a literature-based entity, our vision is to cultivate and advance a culture of lifelong researchers, critical thinkers and self-directed learners that will empower and enrich a global society.
While supporting classroom instruction to ensure a better future, our mission is to provide quality literature and resources to elevate learning experiences for our diverse community of learners.
Library Program Goals
Our students will develop skills and show progress in their learning of information literacy skills.
Our students will be allowed to enjoy opportunities of discovery, fostering their independent choice of reading with different genres and information in a variety of formats.
Librarians will apply the most proficient professional knowledge and skills to teaching, leading, and guiding our students.
Librarians will provide access to technology in order to effectively integrate it into the classroom to provide real-world experiences and support the curriculum.
Librarians will provide flexible scheduling (access to books) in an effort to eliminate any educational disparities while increasing achievement amongst our students.
All teaching staff will be supported collaboratively, by the librarian, to enhance innovative teaching and achieve both library and classroom instructional goals.
School-based library lessons and programs will meet the overall Cleveland ISD library program mission and objectives.