Sponsored by Follett
Monetary Amount: $10,000
|Deadline: January 1, 2018|
Established in 1963, the National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award honors school library programs practicing their commitment to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information, as well as exemplifying implementation of AASL's learning standards and program guidelines. The award recognizes exemplary school library programs that are fully integrated into the school's curriculum.
The NSLPY Award, guided by AASL's Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs, recognizes school library programs that meet the needs of the changing school and library environment. Exemplary school library programs ensure that the students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. These programs empower learners to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information.
The following criteria will be used in the selection process:
It is strongly recommended that the school/school district download and review the application and rubric for this award.
2017 Baltimore County Public Schools, Md.
2016 Veterans Memorial Elementary School, Naples, Fla
2015 Blue Valley High School, Stilwell, Kansas
2014 Eaglecrest High School, Centennial, Colo.
2013 New Augusta South Elementary School, Ind.
2012 Hinsdale Township High School District 86
2011 Pine Grove Middle School, N.Y.
2010 Perry Meridian Middle School, Ind.
2009 Livonia Central School District, N.Y.
2008 Luella Elementary School, Ga.
2007 Norman Public Schools, Okla.
2006 Hilliard City School District, Ohio
2005 William Floyd School District, N.Y.
2004 Northside Independent School District, Texas
2003 Millard Public School District, Neb.
2002 James River High School, Va.
2001 DeKalb County School Sysytem, Ga.
2000 Irving Independent School District, Texas
1999 Lincoln Public Schools, Neb.
1998 Hunterdon Central Regional High School, N.J.
1997 Gwinnett County Public Schools, Ga
1996 Maine Township High School West, Ill.
1995 Southern Bluffs Elementary School, Wis.
1994 Duneland School Corporation, Ind.
1993 Blue Valley School District USD 229, Kan.
1993 Indian Prairie School District 204, Ill.
1992 Fulton County School System, Ga.
1991 Irving Independent School District, Texas
1990 Greenboro Public Schools, N.C.
1989 Norman Public Schools, Okla.
1988 West Bloomfield Schools, Mich.
1987 Independent School District 47, Minn.
1986 District 108, Ill.
1985 Shoreham-Wading River School District, N.Y.
1984 Riverside-Brookfield Township High School, Ill.
1983 no award given
1982 Shaker Heights City School District, Ohio
1981 Blue Valley School District, Kan.
1980 Irvine Unified School District, Calif.
1979 Greenwich Public Schools, Conn.
1978 Cobb County Public Schools,Ga.
1977 Los Alamitos School District, Calif.
1976 Littleton Public Schools, Colo.
1975 Rochester City Schools, N.Y.
1974 Cedar Rapids Community Schools, Iowa
1973 Duneland Community Schools, Ind.
1972 Atlanta Public Schools, Ga.
1971 Leflore County Schools, Miss.
1970 Alhambra School Distract, Ariz.
1969 Iowa City Community Schools, Iowa
1968 San Ramon Valley School District, Calif.
1967 Cleveland Public Schools, Ohio
1966 Albuquerque Public Schools, N.M.
1965 Dade County Public Schools, Fla.
1964 Durham County Schools, N.C.
1963 Anne Arundel County Schools, Md.