Dual Enrollment and Beyond: Strategies and Research to Support Students Transitioning to College

Preparing students for college is a role that is extremely important for school librarians. College coursework often starts with dual enrollment. Where should school librarians begin if they want to excel in this role? What competencies can school librarian educators teach to prepare school librarians for this role? Join this discussion to learn about competencies, research, and experiences pertaining to preparing students for college and the best practices for assisting students.


  • Daniella Smith, Associate Professor, University of North Texas
  • Joyce K. Valenza, Assistant Teaching Professor, Rutgers University (SISL)


  • Don Latham, Florida State University
  • Lesley S. Farmer, Professor, California State University (CSU) Long Beach