Scholastic Library Publishing Award

About the Scholastic Library Publishing Award An annual award consisting of $1,000 and a 24k gold-framed citation presented to a librarian whose "unusual contribution to the stimulation and guidance of reading by children and young people" exemplifies outstanding achievement in the profession.

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2016 Recipient(s)

Tracey Wong

school library media specialist for the Daniel Webster Magnet School in New Rochelle, New York

Wong received her Masters of Education degree in School Library Information Technology in 2012 from Mansfield University.  She also holds a Master’s of Science in Reading from Lehman College (2004) and a Master’s of Science in Teaching in Elementary Education from Pace University (2003). She was named one of 11 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Regional Leads for 2015 – 2016.  She holds several additional certifications including the PBS Innovative Educator certification, the Graphite Accelerated Educator certification and the Reading Recovery certification.  She has utilized the knowledge from each of these disciplines to creatively serve her inner city students.  She has authored several articles and presented trainings on how to obtain grants.  While new to librarianship, her efforts throughout her career have been directed to supporting literacy and encouraging reading by children and young people.