School Librarian

To add School Library Service to a validLouisiana elementary or secondary teaching certificate, you must complete the 18/21 semester hours of coursework listed below:


Course Number Name Of Course Hours
LSED 401/501 or LSA 610, LSED 402/502, LSA 403/503 Elementary and/or secondary school library materials 9
LSA 404/504, LSA 405/505 Organization, Administration, and interpretation of elementary and/or secondary school library service 6
LSA 580 Elementary and/or secondary school library practice 3
*LSED 408/508 or LSA 406/506 Audio-Visual Education 3
*NOTE: Implementation date of enrolling freshman will be the fall of 1979, and those persons having their certificates updated will be excluded from this requirement.


If you have completed all 19/21 semester hours as listed above and wish to receive a formal evaluation for the purpose of obtaining additional certification, you must send your official transcript(s) with a completed Change-of-Action Packet to the Louisiana Department of Education, Division of Teacher Certification and Higher Education. If you have any questions concerning this procedure, you may call 1-877-453-2721.