AASL Virtual Awards Ceremony


AASL Awards Program *

WELCOME
Mary Keeling, AASL Immediate Past President, 2020-2021

AASL AWARDS COMMITTEE
Susan Yutzey, Chair

AASL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
Sponsor: AASL
Committee Chair: Nichole Ballard-Long, Library Media Specialist

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COLLABORATIVE SCHOOL LIBRARY AWARD
Sponsor: Scholastic Book Fairs
Committee Chair: Jennifer Powell
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    DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR
    Sponsor: ProQuest
    Committee Chair: Susan Hess
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    DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
    Sponsor: Rosen Publishing
    Committee Chair: Liz Deskins
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    FRANCES HENNE AWARD
    Sponsor: Libraries Unlimited
    Committee Chair: Martha Pangburn, School Librarian
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    INNOVATIVE READING GRANT
    Sponsor: Capstone
    Committee Chair: Alexa Lalejini, School Library Media Specialist
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    ROALD DAHL’S MISS HONEY AWARD
    Sponsor: Penguin
    Committee Chair: Lisa Koch, Librarian
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    RUTH TOOR GRANT FOR STRONG PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARIES
    Sponsor: Catherine Toor, on behalf of the Jay & Ruth Toor Family
    Committee Chair: Hilda Weisburg
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    INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM AWARD
    Sponsor: ProQuest
    Committee Chair: Valerie Ayer
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    ABC-CLIO LEADERSHIP GRANT
    Sponsor: ABC-CLIO
    Committee Chair: Dr. MB Ogawa
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    PAST PRESIDENTS PLANNING GRANTS
    Chair: Dorcas Hand
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    INSPIRE COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
    Sponsor: Marina "Marney" Welmers
    Committee Chair: Nicolle Mazzola, LMC Director
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    INSPIRE SPECIAL EVENT GRANTS
    Sponsor: Marina "Marney" Welmers
    Committee Chair: Rebecca Gordon, Librarian, Lakeview Elementary
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    AASL RESEARCH GRANTS
    Sponsor: ABC-CLIO
    Committee Chair: Elizabeth Burns
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    • “School and Public Library Collaboration: A Phenomenology of Working Together” by Jenna Kammer and Denise Moreland
    • “Rethinking Curation in School Libraries and School Library Education: Critical, Conceptual, Collaborative” by Jenna Spiering and Kate Lechtenberg
    • “Application of the Teacher Citizenship Behavior (TCB) Theory to the Extra-Role Work of School Librarians” by Karen Reed

    NATIONAL SCHOOL LIBRARY OF THE YEAR
    Sponsor: Follett
    Committee Chair: Priscille Dando
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