Information Technology Pathfinder Award
Sponsored by Follett
Monetary amount: $1,000 to the school librarian and $500 to the school library program
Deadline: February 1, 2014
The Information Technology Pathfinder Award recognizes and honors school librarians demonstrating vision and leadership through the use of information technology to build lifelong learners.
Division One: For the innovative use of information technology in the school library program in an elementary (K-6) setting.
Division Two: For the innovative use of information technology in the school library program in a secondary (7-12) setting.
Each application will be judged on the basis of:
- the identification and utilization of technologies which address the needs of the school community;
- the integration of technology into the school curriculum; and
- the depth of the impact on student learning.
For the purpose of this award, "information technology" shall be defined as "any technology or combination of technologies that enables students and teachers to access, integrate, manage and produce information in a wide variety of formats." These technologies include, but are not limited to, computers and computer applications, databases, Internet, CD-ROM, laser technology, video, telecommunications, networking, distance learning and other emerging technologies.
Applicants must be personal members of AASL.
Questions? Contact Jonna Ashley, 800-545-2433 x 4382
|Year||Elementary Category||Secondary Category|
|2014||Susan Nottoli||Louise Lankau|
|2013||Joseph Landor||Judy Russell|
|2012||Sally Mays||Elizabeth Kahn|
|2011||Stephanie Rosalia||Glovis South|
|2010||no award given||no award given|
|2009||Jennifer Gorup||Melanie Le Jeune|
|2008||no award given||no award given|
|2007||Holly Hartell||Sheila Howard|
|2006||Julie Masterson-Smith||Sara Reibman|
|2005||no award given||no award given|
|2004||no award given||Rebecca Perkins|
|2003||no award given||Sarah McElrath|
|2002||no award given||Ken Vesey|
|2001||Beverly "Buffy" Smith-Edwards||Ann Bell|
|2000||Kimberly Sweigart Grotewold||Dr. J. Dale Guthrie|
|1999||Sharlene Miller Ballas||Betty K. Brackin|
|1998||Constance Vidor||Lynda S. Morris|
|1997||no award given||Lynzie Boudreaux|
|1996||Marsha L. West||Cynthia Montoya|
|1995||M. Ellen Jay||Peggy A. Nelson Kallsen|
|1994||no award given||Becky Mather|
|1993||no award given||Pamela Hill|
|1992||no award given||Rochelle Glantz|
|1991||David James Hende||Bonnie Lynn Fishrson|
|1990||John Crowley||Lynnette H. Duhammell|
|1989||Joyce M Kendall||Larry A. Parsons|
|1988||Nancy Everhart||Linda Hartman|
|1987||Carol L. Fisher||Cecilia Hunter|
|1986||Robert Skapura||Elizabeth Bankhead &
|1985||Raymond W. Barber||Judy Logan|