Conducting Community Assessment and Creating Your Own Strategic Planning 

PowerPoint Slides: From Me to We – NCSLMA 2018.

  1. Completing Your Own SWOT Analysis: SWOT Analysis
  2. Step-by-step guide for conducting your own assessment and strategic plan: School Library Strategic Planning Process
  3. Here’s an example executive summary: Executive Summary EXAMPLE
  4. Use these worksheets with your steering committee: School Library Strategic Planning Worksheets

Here is an article on the impact strategic planning had on two North Carolina elementary school libraries: Seeing is Believing FINAL (9.22.18) | Tables and Appendices (9.22.18)

School Library Needs Assessment Sample Documents

The School Library Sample Documents were produced as part of a collaboration between Dr. Anthony Chow (UNCG), Jessica Robinson (UNCG MLIS student), and Lori Paulus (Cameron Elementary Librarian). 



Focus Group Questions

School Library Strategic Planning Sample Documents

Sample Project Timeline

Sample Finalized Strategic Plan