Recipe for Success

Pleasanton ISD Elementary Library

Eager Librarians + Willing Teachers + Supportive Principals = Recipe for SUCCESS!

How can we help you?

  • Are you looking to increase student achievement?
  • Would you like to see teachers and librarians co-planning, co-teaching, and co-assessing?
  • Are you looking for ways to take the curriculum to the next level?
  • Would you like to see teachers integrate technology into their lessons?

Read what others are saying about Teacher/Librarian Collaboration

Benefits of Teacher/Librarian Collaboration

Benefits to Principals:
  • Increased professional development opportunities
  • Increased student achievement
  • More knowledgeable staff to meet the academic needs of students

Benefits to Students:

  • Better student/teacher ratio
  • Increased motivation
  • Increased engagement and creativity

Benefits to Teachers:

  • Double the creativity and expertise
  • More opportunity for differentiated instruction
  • Librarian has knowledge of curriculum across grade levels

Benefits to Librarians:

  • Able to share best practices of instructional models with advanced learning
  • Able to integrate information literacy skills in meaningful lessons/activities
  • Library is an extension of the classroom

Image: “Teacher in Classroom.” 1 May 2006. Online image. Flickr. Web. 5 April 2014. <>

School Libraries Work!

This is a landmark paper published by Scholastic compiling research from across the country and Canada outlining the positive effects that well-staffed school libraries can have on student achievement.

Contact Information:

Pleasanton ISD Library Hours:

Monday - Friday 7:00 - 4:00

Ms. Dickinson

Ms. Kepner

Ms. Cunningham

(806) 555-1212