Awards Committee & Subcommittees

Policy Statement

The AASL Awards and Award Subcommittees will make final determinations of AASL award winners. See the AASL Policies & Procedures Manual, Section J for the complete committee commission.

Contact Information

Awards Committee

Chair: Susan Yutzey   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant

Chair: Michael-Brian Ogawa   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Affiliate of the Year Award

Chair: Mary Jo Richmond   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Collaborative School Library Award

Chair: Susan Ballard   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Distinguished School Administrator Award

Chair: Susan Hess   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Frances Henne Award

Chair: Klaudia Janek   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Innovative Reading Grant

Chair: Catherine Evans   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Inspire Collection Development Grant

Chair: John Byrnes   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Inspire Disaster Recovery Grant

Chair: LeeAnna Mills   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Inspire Special Event Grant

Chair: Rebecca Gordon   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Intellectual Freedom Award

Chair: Brittany Tignor   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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National School Library of the Year

Chair: Rob Hilliker   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Past-Presidents Planning Grant

Chair: Dorcas Hand   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Roald Dahl's Miss Honey Social Justice Award

Chair: Savannah Sessions   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Ruth Toor Grant for Strong Public School Libraries

Chair: Hilda Weisburg   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Steven Yates

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Student Bridge Scholarship Program

Chair: Rachel Altobelli   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  Board liaison: Brene Duggins

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For More Information

Visit the AASL Awards Pages