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Administrative Rule 6A-4.0251

Specialization Requirements for Certification in Educational Media Specialist (Grades PK-12)--Specialty Class.

(1) Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in educational media or library science, or

(2) Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours in educational media or library science to include credit in the areas specified below:

(a) Management of library media programs;

(b) Collection development. Courses in this area include: evaluation, selection, and maintenance of library media resources in print and nonprint formats;

(c) Library media resources. Courses in this area include: literature in both print and nonprint formats for both children and adolescents;

(d) Reference sources and services. Courses in this area include: print and electronic resources and techniques for providing information services;

(e) Organization of collections. Courses in this area include: classification and cataloging principles and techniques; and

(f) Design and production of educational media.

Specific Authority 1001.02, 1012.55, 1012.56 FS. Law Implemented 1001.02, 1012.54, 1012.55, 1012.56 FS. History–New 7-1-92, Amended 7-17-00.

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