I am a MSLIS/ School Media student at Syracuse University in NY, and I will be graduating this December. My heart is set on moving to Colorado, preferably somewhere along the front range, and working as a Teacher Librarian.
I have a couple of questions, and I am excited to pose them to this group, because I know you are the best authorities on the subject. I am wondering:
1. How is the climate of librarianship in Colorado? Are Teacher Librarians respected and valued in the schools in your districts? By the state of Colorado in general?
2. What are prospects for new LIS graduates coming to Colorado? Do you have any suggestions for a December graduate like myself?
So far, I have signed on to several job listservs, including the CO Library Jobline from the CO Dept of Education, and I have visited several CO school websites to learn about the different districts and communities. Is there anything else you suggest I do at this point?
Thank you all for any time you are able to give to my questions. I know this is a busy time for you. I appreciate your help.
P.S.- I attached my working resume so that you know more about who I am. Thanks again!