TLC3 (Teacher Librarian Common Core Cadre)  Information  

Since August 2013, the Teacher Librarian Common Core Cadre (TLC3) has trained over 400 teacher librarians with CCSS support for teacher librarians. Twitter Hashtag #TLC3. New trainings now available include 2 "Focus on Inquiry" 3 hour trainings for elementary and secondary librarians.

As registration for new sessions are posted, they are e available at

TLC3 trainings equip teacher librarians to be key allies in CCSS implementation by providing resources to support their work with teachers and students. TLC3 trainings focus on understanding text complexity, reading for information, and strengthening research skills to strengthen student success through school library information and technology programs.

During both the "day camp day-long training" and in this year's 3 hour elementary and secondary level trainings, attendees participate in interactive, take-away activities that can be implemented in schools and districts. Additionally, participants  have access to support materials and an ongoing professional learning community of TLC3 participants, via an OSPI-hosted Moodle at


Common Core State Standards

Notable Articles for Teacher-Librarians

And remember: the WLMA Listserv is a valuable tool for catching updates on this initiative.
Questions about TLC3? Contact your regional TLC3 Representatives:
Sarah Applegate - (Sea to Summit)
Laura Berry - (Northlakes)
Ron Wagner - (Columbia Gorge)
Ann Warner - (Northeast 7)
Craig Seasholes, 
Carina Pierce, (Mt. Rainier)
Margy VanDyke, (Mt. Rainier)
Marianne Hunter,

Morgen Larsen WLMA's CCSS liaison
Carolyn Petersen, Washington State Library

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