Are you knowledgeable about YA books? Are you a classroom teacher or a librarian or a university professor? Do you have the time to read more books? Would you like to serve on a committee that evaluates YA books to determine the winner of the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award?
If you answered YES to these questions, complete the application to be considered as a Walden Committee member. (For more information about the Walden Award, please see our page here.)
Applications for the next committee are now being accepted. Please download the application form here and submit your completed application to the ALAN executive secretary (instructions and email address included in the form).
In the next few weeks, the balloting for the ALAN President-Elect and ALAN Board of Directors will commence. As we did last year, we will post a link to an electronic ballot. Members may request a paper ballot directly from the ALAN Executive Director (email@example.com). Balloting will be open from August 1 through September 30, 2014. Members will need their membership number to vote. That number is on the mailing label for The ALAN Review and may also be obtained by contacting Teri Lesesne (at the above email address) if necessary. (Vote by clicking the link below.)
Please take some time now to read the biographical statements of the candidates. There are two candidates for President-Elect with one person to be elected. Six candidates are standing for the ALAN Board of Directors with three to be elected. ALAN’s continued success depends on its leadership. It also depends upon its members casting votes and participating in the process.
We have posted a preliminary schedule for the workshop which you can view by clicking here.
Registration is currently open for this year's workshop. NCTE handles the registration through their web site, and instructions and a link are located on this page.