The American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) prestigious awards program will offer more than $50,000 in awards to AASL members in 2012. AASL’s 10 awards recognize excellence and showcase best practices in the school library field in categories that include research, collaboration, leadership and innovation.

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Apply for all AASL awards and grants through the AASL electronic awards database. The deadline for most awards and grants is February 1, 2012. The deadline for the National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award is January 2, 2012.