DESCRIPTION: The honoree will have advocated for school libraries in ways that have made a significant difference, especially for school libraries in Massachusetts.
CRITERIA / ELIGIBILITY: Potential recipients may be on the state, regional or local level. In any given year, the award may be given to multiple people or to a group.
APPLICATION / NOMINATION PROCESS: Complete the online nomination form, below. Anyone may make the nomination. The MSLA Executive Board will vote to present this award to a deserving individual/group based on the evidence of advocacy. The Executive Board may give multiple awards in any year, but the award does not have to be given each year.
AWARD: A plaque. Winner will be honored at the annual conference or Legislative Day. The recipient(s) will grant photo permissions to MSLA publications and for the MSLA webpage. The Awards Committee will send press releases to state and local newspapers.
DUE DATE: December 2, 2018