The deadline for submitting applications for this award is December 1 (for 2016).
Below, please find directions and information needed when submitting a nomination. All physical nominations should be sent to:
PO Box 2107
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Type the background information and application narrative using the appropriate space indicated.
Submit the background information and application via the MASL website or send to the MASL office. Must be postmarked no later than November 1 via website, fax or postal service.
- State the name of the nominee, title, number years in position, official school district name, superintendent, name of school and building principal, school address and phone number, fax number, and email address.
- State the name of the MASL member nominating the person, position, address, home and work phone numbers, fax number, and email address.
- State the nominator's association with the nominee and how the nominee has made a significant contribution to the field of library science. (1/3 page)
- Summarize the nominee's educational experience, including dates, locations, and positions.
State the number of years this nominee has been a member of MASL.
Section 1 - National, State, and Local Service (10 points)
State in what capacity the nominee has served library media organizations at the national, state, and local levels.
This should be a chronological list of offices held, committee assignments, and years served. (1 page)
Section 2 - Leadership (10 points)
A. Describe how the nominee has promoted education through improved library services. Include a listing of
published articles and books, organization of workshops, development of innovative curriculum, and programs
developed for library media centers. List dates and locations when possible. (1 page)
B. State in what capacity the nominee has served in a leadership position for other organizations. (1/2 page)
Section 3 - Promotion of School Library Media Services (10 points)
Summarize the nominee's contribution toward promoting school libraries to school administrators, community
patrons, state and federal legislators, etc...(1 page)