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Wherever you are in your library career, there is an OELMA award for you

We are pleased to announce that OELMA is now offering a new sequence of awards that are designed to recognize librarians at all stages of their careers.

The Emerging Leader award recognizes OELMA members who have recently assumed an OELMA leadership role for the first time. This Award honors members who demonstrate leadership potential and encourages members’ active participation in the Association. 

The Leadership-in-Action award recognizes an Ohio school librarian pursuing active leadership roles in local schools, in OELMA, and in national professional organizations (e.g. AASL, ALA). This award honors OELMA members demonstrating an ongoing commitment to leadership in the school library profession.

The Outstanding Contributor award recognizes an Ohio licensed school librarian who has made outstanding contributions to school librarianship.  The honoree has demonstrated a long-term commitment to the school library profession, while serving in OELMA leadership roles.

Want to find out more? Have questions about the application process?

Check out complete award descriptions and the application form at OELMA’s Scholarship & Awards page:
Submit applications to OELMA’s office or online by Tuesday, April 15th