Awards Committee & Subcommittees

Policy Statement

The AASL Awards and Award Subcommittees will make final determinations of AASL award winners. See the AASL Policies & Procedures Manual, Section J for the complete committee commission.

Contact Information

Awards Committee

Staff liaison: Allison Cline    

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ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant

Chair: Michael-Brian Ogawa   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Best Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning

Chair: Mary Morgan Ryan   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Chapter of the Year Award

Chair: Nicole Ballard-Long   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Collaborative School Library Award

Chair: Jennifer Powell   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Distinguished School Administrator Award

Chair: Susan Hess   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Frances Henne Award

Chair: Martha Pangburn   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Innovative Reading Grant

Chair: Alexa Lalejini   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Inspire Collection Development Grant

Chair: Nicolle Mazzola   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  

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Inspire Special Event Grant

Chair: Zandra Lopez  |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Intellectual Freedom Award

Chair: Valerie Ayer   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline  

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National School Library of the Year

Chair: Lisa Brakel  |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Research Grant

Chair: TBD   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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Roald Dahl's Miss Honey Social Justice Award

Chair: Karen Egger   |   Staff liaison: Allison Cline   

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For More Information

Visit the AASL Awards Pages