ASLA Library Advocate Award 2024 

This national award is to recognise a dedicated school library professional who advocates for their school library and has made a positive contribution to their school community and beyond. This award is open to all school library staff, including but not limited to Librarians, Library Technicians and Library Officers. The nominee will need to be able to demonstrate their contribution to their school community, wider networks and engagement with professional learning.

The Recipient of the Award will receive:

  • 12-month personal professional membership to ASLA
  • $1000 professional learning grant 
  • Trophy and certificate

The Award will be announced and presented at the ASLA Annual General Meeting in April 2024.

The recipient of this Award grants ASLA permission to use their photo in communications and publicity related to the award and will be required to submit a report to ASLA detailing the professional learning experiences facilitated by this award.

Nomination for the Award 

  • The nominee may nominate themselves; OR 
  • Principals, professional colleagues and members of the school community are also encouraged to nominate their library staff members for this award. 
  • Neither the nominator or nominee are required to be members of ASLA. 
  • The nominee must be a resident in Australia and be working in a school library. 

The completed nomination form must be submitted with the following documentation: 

  • Two written testimonials/ endorsements from professional colleagues. One MUST be from your school principal (which may be authored by the nominee and endorsed by the school principal).
  • Any other additional supporting evidence

Download the Nomination Form here.

Nominations close on Friday 15 March 2024

Please send completed documentation to:

Subject Heading: Nomination - Library Advocate Award 2024 - [Name]

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