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Vermont School Library Association

Three Year Strategic Plan

adopted September 10, 2014


Goals

Action Items

Responsibility

Timeline

1. Expand leadership opportunities

1A  Define roles and responsibilities for Board positions


1B Explore leadership training for VSLA members


1C Create an annual social event at Dynamic Landscapes to familiarize membership with leadership opportunities.

1A President Elect with Board


1B  President & Higher Ed Rep



1C Regional Reps with rotating chairs in consultation with Conference Committee

1A At least 5 positions/year


Year 1 - Explore

Year 2 - Identify

Year 3 - Implement


Year 1

2. Strengthen our professional learning community.

2A Develop a Vermont school librarian position description


2B Develop a resource guide for new Vermont school librarians.


2C Expand professional development opportunities within VSLA and by partnering with other organizations.


2D Expand social media presence for professional development and advocacy.


2A  Subcommittee



2B  Subcommittee



2C Regional Reps with President Elect and Professional Concerns


2D  Subcommittee:  Webmaster, chair

Year 1



Year 1- Develop

Year 2 - Refine


Year 1 - Planning

Year 2 - Implementing



Year 1 - Recommend

Year 2-  Implement

3. Create ongoing advocacy and marketing campaigns.

3A  Establish an Advocacy Task Force to rebrand and market  



3B Create a statewide map and directory of school librarians



3C Develop communication and relationships with other educational organizations including: VTLIB, VPA, VSA, VTASCD, VSBA, and State BOE







3D Expand relationships with the Vermont AOE







3A Professional Concerns Rep


3B Regional Reps & Membership Chair




3C Coordinated by President with Board









3D Executive Board


Year 1 - Create

Year 2 - Plan


Year 1 - Map

Year 2 - Directory




Year 1 - Identify specific groups, plan, & contact

Year 2 - Request invitations with several groups

Year 3 - request invitations with additional groups


Year 1 - Seek representation on AOE Committees

Year 2 - Identify what VSLA can do for AOE

Year 3- Explore ways to work more closely with AOE

4. Promote the role that school library programs play in student achievement.

4A Curate exemplars and best practices of student information literacy.








4B  Curate resources for Vermont educators


Board Subcommittee









Standard Committee chair

Year 1 - Explore ways to curate student work within FERPA, CIPA guidelines

Year 2- Develop a sustainable curation program


Year 1 - Sustain and promote NGSS and CCSS Resources

Year 2 - Identify other resources of use to Vermont Educators


Action Items with Financial Implications


1B  Explore leadership training for VSLA--need to explore corporate or grant sponsorships


1C  Annual Social Event at Dynamic Landscapes --need to explore corporate or grant sponsorships


3A  Rebranding/marketing costs


3C/3D  Travel expenses to affiliate meetings


Strategic Plan Google Doc

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