Congratulations from School Library Monthly to:
Carol Tilley, assistant professor at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science and frequent SLM author, has been selected to present a paper entitled, "Comics: A Once-Missed Opportunity," at YALSA's Trends in YA Services session at ALA Midwinter, 2013. The presentation will be from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., January 26th, in Seattle, WA (http://www.ala.org/news/pr?id=11303).
Mary J. Johnson, who served as a SLM columnist for "Online with Primary Sources" and "Info Text" has been hired by the Library of Congress as coordinator/consultant for Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Teachers Network. Follow her at: http://www.maryjjohnson.com/.
Sharon Coatney, SLM author and Advisory Board member, is the 2012 recipient of the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) Distinguished Service Award (http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/sharon-coatney-receives-aasl-distinguished-service-award).
The Iowa Association of School Librarians (IASL) and its program "Growing the Next Generation of Leaders: A Leadership Academy" were named the winner of the 2012 American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant (http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/abc-clio-leadership-grant-awarded-iowa-association-school-librarians).