200 Hillvue Lane, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Chairperson: Courtney Dalessandro
The North Allegheny Library Program is designed to ensure that all students and staff become effective users of ideas and information in the technology driven global community of the 21st Century. The school library provides access to information in various print and digital formats, functioning as an integral part of the total curriculum. Students will develop an appreciation for literature, demonstrate effective information literacy skills, employ critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills, and access a variety of technological resources. The school librarian, working collaboratively with students, teachers, administrators, and the community, provides instructional experiences while assuming an essential role in the learning process.
Students who successfully complete a comprehensive and effective student-centered Library program will:
These beliefs are the foundation of the North Allegheny Library Department and reflect the tenets of the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st Century Learner and Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs and ISTE's Educational Technology Standards for Students.