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School Library Connection

District of Columbia

Contact Information

Address:
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
1050 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 727-6436 (Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Email: osse@dc.gov

District of Columbia: http://osse.dc.gov/service/educator-resources or http://osse.dc.gov/ed-credentials

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: Yes

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: Yes: School Library – 151 or above

Other Testing Needed: No

Description: The District of Columbia offers a School Librarian/Media Specialist.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligibility includes completion of the following requirements:

A conferred master's degree from an accredited institution; and,

Twenty-one (21) semester hours in library or information science content that includes the following:

Reciprocity: Yes, through the Interstate Licensure Agreement; https://osse.dc.gov/service/interstate-licensure-agreement-reciprocity.

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