This award honors an individual for outstanding leadership in advancing the theory and practice of school librarianship over a substantial period of time. This award may be given posthumously. If living, award nominees must be a member or former member of the Alabama School Library Association.
Leadership - offices in organizations, academic positions held, other evidence of affecting the work of others in the field.Research and theory - advances in knowledge attributed to the nominees workProfessional writing - books, articles, etc.Other significant contributions not listed
Nomination must include all of the following:Statement of the nominees contributions to the advancement of the field of school librarianship, noting the four areas listed above (not more than four pages).Relevant supporting data - example: photographs, scans of published articles, letters of commendation, etc.