Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

About the Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship
An annual award consisting of $1,000 and a 24k gold-framed citation of achievement honoring an individual for contributing significantly to the public recognition and appreciation of librarianship through professional performance, teaching, and/or writing.

Administered by:

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2020 Recipient(s)

Lesley Farmer PhD.

Professor of Education Technology and Media Leadership at California State University, Long Beach

During Dr. Farmer’s career, which spans several decades, she has shown a strong commitment to teaching, research and promoting school librarianship, that is unequalled in the field. Her professional work addresses the vital role that school librarians play in assuring the lasting significance of building strong literacy and information skills in k-12 schools.