Vision, Mission & Philosophy

Vision:

The McRoberts Library Learning Commons will be a collaborative, innovative, and inclusive learning space that provides diverse, relevant resources and learning opportunities for our community.

 

Mission:

Our mission as Teacher Librarians is to support all members of the school community through shared expertise rooted in a social justice framework. We are committed to engaging in life-long learning and advocacy. We strive to model professional, collegial behaviours and to bring joy into literacy and learning.

 

Philosophy:

  • We believe that the SLLC is a unique and vital part of our learning community.
  • We believe that the SLLC needs to be a safe space for all community members.
  • We believe in open access to the library spaces and resources.

 

  • We believe in justice.
  • We believe in the power of community.
  • We believe that Teacher Librarians hold important roles as advocates.
  • We believe in centering the First People’s Principles of Learning in our work.
  • We believe in equity, inclusion, and diversity in our practices and our resources.

 

  • We believe in learning.
  • We believe that the focus of teaching is on the learner.
  • We believe that all literacies are central to personal and academic competency.
  • We believe in supporting the core competencies of learners.

 

  • We believe in collaboration.
  • We believe in collegiality and professionalism.
  • We believe in practicing and modeling a growth mindset.

 

  • We believe in the joy of reading and learning.