ASLA Early Career Teacher Librarian Award 2024

This national award recognises and honours an Australian Teacher Librarian who, within their first five years in the role has made an outstanding contribution to their school community and potentially beyond. This award acknowledges an early career Teacher Librarian for their high level of achievement in professional knowledge, practice and engagement, reflecting the positive impact they have made on teaching and learning in their school.

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 publish a report in ACCESS, 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 Teacher Librarian for this award. 
  • Neither the nominator nor the nominee are required to be members of ASLA. 
  • The nominee must be a resident of Australia, have a recognised Teacher Librarian qualification and be in the first 5 years working as a qualified Teacher Librarian. 

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

  • Scanned copies of qualifications
  • 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 - Early Career Teacher Librarian Award 2024 - [Name]

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