• CASD Libraries Vision and Mission

    • To model and facilitate effective use of current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information resources to support research and learning;
    • To advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources;
    • To provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching;
    • To address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate tools and resources, while taking into account students' diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities in using resources;
    • To exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others;
    • To evaluate and reflect on current research and professional practice on a regular basis to make effective use of existing and emerging digital tools and resources in support of student learning;
    • To contribute to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession and of the school and community.

    Our Mission:

    To provide opportunities and resources for students and staff to develop information and technological literacy with 21st-century skills, to foster a life-long love of reading and learning, and to adhere to the principles of intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights.