ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian Award 2023

This national award, sponsored by SCIS, recognises and honours an Australian Teacher Librarian who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession of school librarianship. Through their high level of achievement in professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement they have made a positive impact on teaching and learning in their school, and contributed to the school library profession at a state, national and/or international level.

The Recipient of the Award will receive:

  • $1,000 as a Professional Learning Grant generously donated by SCIS
  • Free ASLA PD for two years including Conference Registration for 2023
  • Certificate and Trophy

The Award will be announced and presented at the ASLA Conference, April 2023.

The Award recipient will be willing to enter into an agreement to professionally contribute to ASLA.

Nomination for the Award

Principals, professional colleagues and members of the school community are encouraged

to nominate their Teacher Librarian for this award. The Nominator does not need to be a

member of ASLA. The nominee must be a member of ASLA, be a resident in Australia and have a recognised Teacher Librarian qualification.

The completed nomination must be submitted on time and include the following documentation: 

  • Letter of introduction

  • Scanned copies of qualifications

  • High-resolution photo of the nominee

  • Completed nomination form with statements of achievements at school, State, National and/or International level

  • Statement of professional philosophy

  • Three testimonials 

  • Endorsement of School Principal

Download the Nomination Form here. 

Nominations closed: Friday 10 March 2023

Please send completed documentation to:

Subject Heading: Nomination - ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian Award 2023 - [Name]

Anyone interested in submitting a nomination please send an expression of interest to:

Proudly sponsored by 

Past Recipients of the  Australian Teacher Librarian Award

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