AASL Social Media Superstars

Social Media Superstars enrich the profession and its work on behalf of students and school communities by sharing information, expertise, ideas, encouragement, dialogue and inspiration widely with stakeholders via a variety of social media channels. With your nominations and endorsements of your peers, eight categories will recognize individuals who effectively use one or more social media channels to...

  • Advocacy Ambassador
    ...advocate for strong school libraries for all students.

  • Curriculum Champion
    ...share exemplary school library curriculum.

  • Leadership Luminary
    ...empower leadership among school library professionals.

  • Program Pioneer
    ...promote exemplary school library programming.

  • Reader Leader
    ...highlight authors and literature and exemplify collection development.

  • Sensational Student Voice
    ...empower student voice.

  • Social Justice Defender
    ...promote social justice for students and the community.

  • Tech Troubadour
    ...share technology expertise of benefit to school libraries and school librarians and their work.


Nominees must be current, personal AASL members and are currently working or have worked in the school library field.

Timeline & Process

  • An open call for nominations will be held January 7 through February 1, 2019. 

  • Finalists will be selected by the Social Media Recognition Committee and announced February 22.

  • From February 22 through March 15, members of the school library community and the public are invited to post endorsements.

  • Those receiving top recognition will be announced during School Library Month on April 1, 2019, and will be recognized during the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.


Jennifer Habley
800-545-2433 x 4383


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