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2019-2022 GCBA Selection Committee Application
If you would like to volunteer to serve on either the Georgia Children’s Picturebook (Gr. K-4) or Book (Gr. 4-8) Award committee, please complete the following form and click the "SUBMIT" button at the end. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The application window will close on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

Those selected to serve on a committee will be notified by early to mid-February, 2019.

It will be asked that new committee members register for and attend the 50th annual Georgia Conference on Children's Literature in order to participate in an initial committee meeting. The conference will take place March 29,30 2018 at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens, GA.

Due to a high volume of applications, only those selected to serve on the committees will be contacted.

We currently have representation from the following areas:
Trion City

GCBA Committee Desired *
Please enter in your full name *
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Please share your current position (i.e. media specialist; fifth grade teacher) *
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School/Organization Name *
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City of your School/Organization *
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County of your School/Organization *
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Grade Level of Children with Whom You Work *
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Primary Email Address That You Check Daily/Regularly *
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Are you involved in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl? If so, what role do you play in this event? *
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Please list the local, state, or national book award committees on which you have previously served and the years of service. *
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Primary Day Telephone *
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Primary Evening Telephone *
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Personal Statement *
Please include why you wish to serve as a committee member, your experiences and expertise in children's literature and connecting youth and literature, and the vision you would bring to the committee. This statement will serve as your writing sample.
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Given the committee you’ve identified above, please share up to three recently published books that you’d want to see considered for the next year’s nomination list. *
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If selected, I agree to attend the 2019 Georgia Conference on Children's Literature (March 29-30) and all associated committee meetings (in-person and/or via conference call). *
Please note that meetings often occur in the evening, on Saturdays/Sundays, and holiday/break times. Participation will be expected for all meetings whether via phone or in-person. Lack of participation may result in being asked to leave the committee per the discretion of the committee chair(s).
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