Chair's and President's Programs
ALA Unit/Subunit: AASL
Meeting Type: President's Program,Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
The AASL Awards Ceremony highlights best practices in school librarianship through collaboration, leadership, innovative programming, national involvement, and upholding the principles of the profession. The program is a public acknowledgment and celebration of school librarians who have made a significant contribution and modeled excellence within the profession. Also recognized, the 2018 AASL Best Websites and Best Apps for Teaching and Learning, and a new recognition this year, the 2018 AASL Social Media Superstars.
AASL President Steven Yates will present the final award during the AASL President's Program, The Crystal Apple Award. Dr. Jervette R. Ward, associate professor of English at the University of Alaska Anchorage, will conclude the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Awards Ceremony & President’s Program. Ward’s research and teaching areas focus on American literature with an emphasis in African American women's literature.