DESCRIPTION: This award is given to a member of MSLA who has contributed to the profession of school librarianship during the course of his/her 10+ year career. The honoree has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the service of students and 21st century learning and the advancement of school libraries.
CRITERIA / ELIGIBILITY: This award honors a School Librarian or Director of Libraries whose career in school libraries has spanned 10 or more years. It is not contingent upon retirement. The individual has been a member of MSLA for a minimum of 7 years and has (or held if retired) state certification as a School Librarian or holds a MLS degree. Up to three awards may be given, but this award will not be made if a suitable recipient is not nominated.
APPLICATION / NOMINATION PROCESS: Complete the nomination form on the MSLA Awards webpage. A nomination may be made by any member of MSLA. Email any supporting documents within 10 days of completing this nomination to email@example.com
AWARD: Lifetime membership in MSLA, and a plaque. The Awards Committee will notify administrators and send press releases to state and local newspapers.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Article for the Forum within one month of notification, written by nomination contributors / an article written by the honoree. Submit a photograph for use on the MSLA website.
Email any supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 days of submitting this form.
Deadline for submissions: December 2, 2018