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Shirley Igo School Library Collaboration Award

Award to a Texas PTA Organization and School
Library Collaboration for a Project to Enhance Education and Literacy

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Foundation / Corporation

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Texas Library Association and Texas PTA

Deadline Date:

03/15/17 Midnight

Description:

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Award to a Texas PTA organization in collaboration with a school library media center to recognize an outstanding project at the campus or district level. Consideration will be given to initiatives carried out during the 2015-2016 or 2016-2017 academic years. Collaborations may apply for any project or service that improves the educational experience and literacy achievements of Texas students:

Examples of eligible projects
-Raising the awareness of the school library
-Providing funding for materials and programs for the library
-A multi-generational family literacy program (such as Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros);
-Volunteers in the library
-Innovative programming for students (e.g., one book/one school program)
-Programs for getting parents involved in reading with their children
-Collaborative advocacy initiative
-Fundraising for library books and support
-Public relations and media coverage of library events and services
-Continuing education stipends and scholarships for library staffs
-Staffing the library while librarians attend continuing education events and conferences
-Promoting reading incentive programs such as the Texas Bluebonnet Award program
-Engaging local businesses and organizations in school library activities
-Empowering the school administration to allocate resources for the library to achieve the statewide school library standards
-Empowering the school administration to make the library accessible to students on a flexible schedule
-Partnering with a local public or college/university library on a program or project
-Sponsoring the participation of a school librarian in TLA’s TALL Texans Leadership Development Institute
-Advocacy efforts for at least one certified librarian on each campus within a school district
-The library and PTA jointly drafting literacy goals for the school year and publishing them for parents

The librarian representing the winning campus and/or district will be recognized and given a certificate TASL General Business Meeting during the annual TLA Conference. The winning PTA will be awarded a plaque at the Texas PTA's Summer L at the Texas PTA's Summer Leadership Seminar. An announcement will also be made in the publications of the TASL and PTA organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154126

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no monetary award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award recognizes an outstanding collaboration between a PTA organization and the school library media center during the 2015-16 and/or 2016-17 school year.

Projects and efforts at both the local campus and district levels are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The nomination deadline is for the 2017 award is midnight, March 15, 2017.

The entries will be judged by a panel of elementary, middle, high school, and district-level librarians from the Texas Association of School Librarians (TASL), a division of the Texas Library Association. The decision will be reached one month prior to the annual TLA conference, and all applicants will be notified by email of the decision reached.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To enter, submit emailed entries to the chair of the Igo Committee, Sharon Gullett.

Subject Line: Shirley Igo Collaboration Award
Email: sharon.gullett@gmail.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas

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