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Nominations are open Sept. 15th - Oct. 31st

Purpose
This award will recognize a Texas certified librarian who actively promotes the integration of technology in the library media center and works collaboratively with administrators, teachers, and students to promote and support the integration of technology throughout the curriculum.

 

Eligibility
This award is open to all public, private, and parochial elementary and secondary librarians who are members of TCEA and whose primary job responsibility (more than 50 percent of the day) is in the school library media center. Nominees must be members of TCEA. (Non-members may submit membership and dues at the time of entry). Previous nominees are eligible and encouraged to enter. Active TCEA board members are not eligible to receive this award.

 

Application Requirements

  • Complete the online form. Nominees will be asked to provide links to or documents supporting evidence for some items.

  • As part of the online application, each nominee will be asked to provide information including:

    • Number of years teaching

    • Number of years as a librarian

    • Publications, awards, and honors

    • Additional information relating to this award

  • Each nominee must provide the names of three (3) professional references, one of which must be his or her immediate supervisor.

 

Three finalists will be chosen and must be able to attend the TCEA Convention & Exposition where the TCEA Library Media Specialist of the Year will be announced.

 

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Awards
The TCEA Librarian of the Year shall receive an engraved plaque and $1,000 from TCEA. Two finalists will receive a plaque and $500. The TCEA Librarian of the Year will be announced during a private awards ceremony and a keynote session at the TCEA Convention & Exposition. The three finalists will be notified by telephone prior to the convention. Recognition of the winners will be posted to the TCEA website at www.tcea.org.

 

One award winner (other than Teacher of the Year) will be selected for entry in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Outstanding Leader of the Year. For more information, please visit www.iste.org and click on Member Resources under Membership.

 

Applications must be submitted online on or before October 31, 2014.

 

Applicants will be disqualified if all information is not completed and submitted to TCEA by the deadline. A committee of TCEA board members and other educators will rate each application.

 

CONTACT US


Questions regarding awards:
Katie Treat
512 450 5404



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