I am so honored to be awarded the Ann Marie Pipkin Technology Award at the Alabama School Library Association's Summer Conference on June 10, 2013. I love my state library association and my PLN! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
The nominating party must be a current member of ASLA. He/she must also nominate a person who is a current member of ASLA, who is an active Alabama school librarian serving in a K-12 school library program. Or, nominate an individual who has retired within the last 3 years who served in the capacity of a K-12 Alabama school librarian and was a member of ASLA at the time of their retirement.
Honoring an individual who has shown an accomplished body-of-work through the implementation of innovative educational technologies into his/her library media program and school curriculum
The recipient should have a proven record of serving as a Cyberlibrarian and as a consultant/mentor to others in the use of educational technologies.
The Ann Marie Pipkin Library Technology Award is granted to a person who has shown outstanding leadership in advancing the practice of educational technology over a substantial period of time.
The following areas describe the type of service which the nominee has rendered to the field of educational technology:
A Visionary—a person who is (has been) a strong supporter and advocate for implementing educational technologies within school library programs and school curriculums.
A Mentor—an individual who serves(ed) a school, or school system, or professional organization, as a guide in the utilization of various educational technologies by mentoring other professionals and library patrons.
An Innovator—a person who has consistently shown a desire to learn, adapt, and utilize a wide variety of educational technologies in order to better serve students, faculty, administrators and the community.