7 Library Media
includes design and utilization of media, instructional design and development, selection and acquisition of materials, reference and bibliography, cataloging and classification of materials, children’s literature, educational uses of computers and research. Some literacy coursework also accepted.
Beginning teachers adding the endorsement to an initial license must satisfy the requirements for the license which include 24-36 semester hours in library media and pass the Content Knowledge Assessment (CKA) in Library Media.
Teachers seeking to add the endorsement to an existing NM teaching license of any level can either:
- Pass the CKA in Library Media; predecessor or comparable exam; or
Earn 24-36 semester hours of credit in library media (12 of the hours must be upper division credit if adding the endorsement to a secondary or pre k-12 specialty license); or
Be certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in library media.