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Awards, Scholarships, Stipends

Promoting school librarianship, and the contributions of school libraries.

Nominations/Applications for all TASL Awards will open November 7, and are due February 1, 2023.

Distinguished Library Service Award for School Administrators

Recognizing school administrators for their continued support of library services. Librarians nominate their administrators, and the award is presented at the TLA Annual Conference. Learn more

Media Virtual Presence Award

Honoring school librarians who show excellence in their virtual presence through platforms such as Twitter, professional websites, Facebook, school library websites, blogs, etc. The award is presented at the TLA Annual Conference.   Learn More   Past winners

Shirley Igo Texas PTA/School Library Collaboration Award

Recognizing an outstanding collaboration between a PTA organization and the school library media center during the past two years. Projects and efforts at both the local campus and district levels are eligible. The award honors Shirley Igo of Plainview, a past-president of the Texas and National PTA and a longtime champion of libraries, education, and literacy. The winning librarian is honored at the TLA Annual Conference, and the president from the winning PTA program is honored at the Texas PTA’s summer LAUNCH conference.  Learn More    Past winners

TASL Library Information School Student Scholarships

Five academic scholarships of $500 each are awarded to encourage individuals to become school librarians, and to promote membership and participation in TLA and TASL. Anyone pursuing graduate-level coursework in school librarianship for initial library certification, for a degree program or for professional growth, may apply.  Learn More

 

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