Program Manager, Library and Information Science/School Media
110 Hinds Hall | Phone: (315) 443-5445
Blythe Bennett is the Program Manager for Library and Information Science and LIS: School Media at the School of Information Studies.
Blythe works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty Program Director to manage administrative activities for academic programs in the iSchool. Responsibilities include accreditation (ALA and NCATE/CAEP), student recruiting, admission, counseling, event management, curriculum and schedule management, marketing, communications and job placement.
She coordinates services for campus and distance education students pursuing their LIS and school media certification, and assists the LIS Program Director in implementing program assessment and improvement.
Blythe managed several K12 digital reference projects and services for organizations at the Information Institute of Syracuse, including AASL (American Association of School Librarians), the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Science Foundation prior to her role with the School Media and LIS programs.
She received her M.L.S. in school media from Syracuse University in 1994, her teaching certification in 1984, and her B.S. degrees in Spanish and in Sociology from Marietta College in 1982.
Feel free to contact her with questions regarding the LIS and the School Media program in the School of Information Studies.
Blythe serves on the following committees:
ALA Accreditation Team, ALA Student Chapter (LISSA) Staff Advisor, Beta Phi Mu Liaison, Graduate Coordination Committee, iSchool Financial Aid, LIS Program Committee, and New York Library Association (NYLA) Student Group Staff Advisor.
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION COMMITTEES:
Assessment Council Syracuse Univ. Unit for Preparing School Professionals and Program Coordinators
|Spring 2019||IST690||M400||Independent Study|
|Spring 2018||IST600||M200||WISE: Community Engagement|
|Spring 2018||IST600||M201||WISE: Crisis Disaster|
|Spring 2018||IST600||M202||WISE: LibArchival Preservation|
|Spring 2018||IST600||M203||WISE: Music Library & Biblio|
|Spring 2018||IST600||M204||WISE: SocJustice in Info Prof|
|Summer 2018||IST600||M200||WISE: Informal Learning Spaces|
|Summer 2018||IST600||M201||WISE: Graphic Novels|
|Summer 2018||IST600||M203||WISE: Proj Mgmt: Strat/Applica|
|Summer 2018||IST600||M202||WISE: Soc Justice in Youth Lit|
|Spring 2014||IST972||M001||School Media Practicum|
|Fall 2006||IST972||M001||School Media Practicum|
|Fall 2006||IST972||M002||School Media Practicum|
|Spring 2007||IST972||M001||School Media Practicum|
|Spring 2007||IST972||M002||School Media Practicum|
|Summer 2006||IST972||M001||School Media Practicum|
|Summer 2006||IST972||M002||School Media Practicum|