Awards and Grants

Awards Hall of Fame

Thanks to Jane Barnard and Anita Boese, we now have a running record of awards, years awarded, and recipients.

 Application and Nomination Forms

KASL/AASL National Conference Award

Enables a Kansas School Library Media Specialist to attend the biennial American Association of School Librarians National
Conference. Application due March 15. •form available in Word and .pdf

KASL/AASL Fall Forum Grant


Enables a Kansas School Library Media Specialist to attend the biennial American Association of School Librarians Fall Forum. Application due March 15. •form available in Word and .pdf

President’s Distinguished Library Media Specialist Award

To recognize an individual working in a school district of the library media profession who has developed an outstanding library media program for his/her district, and has made an outstanding contribution to school librarianship and school library media development in Kansas. Application due March 15.

•form available in Word
and .pdf

Distinguished Service Award


To recognize one or more State Legislators, School
Administrators, or Community Leaders who have made a distinguished contribution
to School Library Media Services. Application due March 15. •form available in Word and .pdf

KASL Vision Award

To recognize individuals in or out of the profession who have contributed to the vision of Kansas school library media centers. Application due March 15. •form available in Word and .pdf

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