WRDSB Libraries are staffed and supported by a wide and diverse group of people.
Elementary Digital Literacy Support Teacher
The primary responsibility for the DLST is to provide direct classroom support to elementary teachers and to support elementary administrators in the area of digital literacies, in alignment with Board priorities and school success plan needs. The Digital Literacy Support Teachers are also responsible for elementary library collection development and collection management. Click here for a list of schools and their DLSTs.
Every elementary school library is staffed by a library clerk. The library clerk is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the library and providing service to library customers.
Teacher-Librarians in the secondary schools have responsibility for all aspects of the instructional program, collection development, and library management.
Secondary teacher-librarians collaborate with their elementary colleagues for professional learning and in the development of instructional resources for the Library Learning Commons website. Click here for a list of schools and their Teacher-Librarians.
Most high schools have a part-time secretary assigned to the library. They provide assistance to the library department head.
Library & Resource Services
Library & Resource Services is staffed by supervisors, library technicians, a library analyst, and a media clerk. The department’s team of library professionals:
- provide technical, procedural, and operational support for all school libraries
- lead elementary library staff professional development
- acquire, catalogue and process all library resources
- manage the online booking system, Insignia and related library systems.