Deadline extended to Jan. 15th to apply for the 2018 Miss Rumphius Award

 
From: "Sharon Rawlins srawlins@njstatelib.org " ...@njstatelib.org>
Subject: Deadline extended to Jan. 15th to apply for the 2018 Miss Rumphius Award
Date: November 14th 2017

Apply for the Miss Rumphius Award!

 

The New Jersey Center for the Book is currently seeking nominations for its Miss Rumphius Award. 

Based on the title character of Barbara Cooney’s wonderful book, Miss Rumphius, which won the National Book Award in 1983, this Award honors public librarians, school media specialists, and educators who are stellar in spreading ideas and literacy. 

 

The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, January 15, 2018. The nominee must be employed in New Jersey as a professional librarian, library staff member, certified educator, or teacher assistant, and must have developed creative activities to enhance learning and literacy.  The activity should be collaborative, innovative, and able to be replicated by other librarians and educators. The nominee must be willing to help produce her or his program for other classrooms and/or libraries. A monetary amount of $200.00 and a NJCFB Miss Rumphius Award certificate will be presented to the recipient in 2018.

 

The nomination shall include: the full name of the nominee and the place of employment; shall describe the activity or program in complete detail; shall describe the setting in which it takes place; shall indicate the collaborative aspects; shall indicate the innovative aspects of the program or activity and indicate how it can be replicated; shall include the full name and title of the nominator with address, email, phone number and fax number; shall include a letter of support from an administrator, from a former or current student, from a client or patron, or from a member of the staff.

Please submit your nomination (self-nominations are accepted) for the Miss Rumphius Award to Carol Phillips (...@gmail.com">carolphillipslibrarian@gmail....@gmail.com">com). 

If you have any questions, contact Carol Phillips, (...@gmail.com">carolphillipslibrarian@gmail....@gmail.com">com) or visit the NJCFB website: njcenterforthebook.org

 

 

Forwarded by:

 

Sharon Rawlins, MLS

Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning

NJ State Library

185 West State St.

P.O. Box 520

Trenton, NJ 08625-0520

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609-278-2640 ext. 116

609-278-2650 – fax

CSLP 2017-2018 Past President

 

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