AASL Past-Presidents Planning Grant for National School Library Standards

Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard and Cassandra Barnett

Monetary Amount: Three $2,500 grants annually

Deadline: February 1, 2020

Overview

This grant is designed to help AASL affiliates plan and execute an event, initiative, or activity focused on the implementation of the new AASL National School Library Standards. Upcoming grants include:

2020 Grant awarded in honor of Carl A. Harvey II Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard
  Grant awarded in honor of Gail Dickinson Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard
  Grant awarded in honor of Retta Patrick Sponsored by Cassandra Barnett

Eligibility

Applicant must be a current member of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

Criteria

All applicants for the grant will be judged against the following criteria:

  1. Objectives: are the program objectives clearly stated?
  2. Calendar: is there a timeline for implementing the plan, including pre-planning and followup?
  3. Budget: is a detailed budget of expenses included?
  4. Innovation: does the plan express a fresh or unique approach to training?
  5. Continuation: beyond initial program participation, does the plan include an opportunity for sharing with the entire organization statewide?
  6. Replication: Could other AASL affiliates replicate the plan easily?

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* Please note: This downloadable version is for informational purposes only. All applications must be submitted online, via the Apply Now button that will appear at the top of the page when the next award season opens September 1.

Questions

Allison Cline email icon
Deputy Executive Director

Recipients

2019 Grant awarded in honor of E. Blanche Woolls
Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard
Pennsylvania School Librarians Association
  Grant awarded in honor of David Loertscher
Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard
Virginia Association of School Librarians
  Grant awarded in honor of Helen R. Adams
Sponsored by Cassandra Barnett
New Jersey Association of School Librarians
2018   Grant awarded in the honor of Barbara Stripling
Sponsored by Cassandra Barnett
North Carolina School Library Media Association
  Grant in honor of Ruth Toor
Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard
Tennessee Association of School Librarians
  Grant awarded in the honor of Judy King
Sponsored by Roger and Susan D. Ballard
Ohio Educational Library Media Association