Intro to Library Services Career Pathway

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in libraries, museums, or information agencies an opportunity to earn college credit. High school academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy can be applied to CVTC's Library & Information Sciences program.

Library employees today have more opportunities than ever before in a variety of different library settings. They are often one of the first place people go for technology help, career exploration, and trusted information. If you have strong organization and customer service skills, enjoy working with people and technology, then explore CVTC's Library & Information Services program. Courses will  help you gain the skills needed for a career at a public library, non-profit, school, or government organization. 

When: August 30, 2021 - May 19, 2022

Location: Online

Fall Course Schedule & Dates: August 30 - December 20, 2021

Course TitleCourse TimeCredits
Online Success Strategies
Children's Literature & ServicesOnline3

Spring Course Schedule & Dates: January 24 - May 19, 2022

Course TitleCourse TimeCredits
Young Adult Literature & Services

Course Description

890-115 Online Success Strategies (1 Credit)

In this course you will learn how to be successful in an online learning environment.  You will explore the common characteristics of successful online learners as well as barriers to learning and how to overcome them.  The concept of an online learning community will be examined and demonstrated through participation.

557-125 Children's Literature & Services (3 Credits)
This course introduces children's literature and related services in a variety of library types and educational settings. Emphasis will be on evaluating and selecting children's literature, developing engaging displays and activities, incorporating technologies and media into children's services, and presenting children's library materials. Trends, challenges, controversies, and barriers will also be discussed. The scope of this course is children ages 0 to 11.

557-143 Young Adult Literature & Services (3 Credits)
This course introduces adult literature, programming and related services in a variety of library types. Emphasis will be on evaluating, assessing, and selecting adult materials, providing readers ' advisory and reading lists, incorporating technologies and media. Trends, challenges, controversies, and barriers will also be discussed.

Just the Facts

Fall 2021
7 Credit High School Academy

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August 30, 2021 - May 19, 2022High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

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Still have questions? Please contact our HS Academies Team at 715-852-1365 for more information.