HASLMS Media Center Mini-Grants
HASLMS annually awards mini-grants of $350 each to members with the best proposals based on the following criteria: need/background, program goals & objectives, program activities, program evaluation, budget plan and relevance to the school and library media program mission.
2020-21 HASLMS Mini-Grants
Grant application information was shared by HASLMS to the HCPS Media Specialists conference. For the 2020-21 school year, four $350 mini-grants will be awarded. Applications are due December 10, 2020.
20109-2020 HASLMS Mini-Grant Recipients
Sandra Kirkner (Chiaramonte ES)- "Monte's Give One, Get One Book Truck"
Joshua Newhouse (Blake HS) - "Dungeons and Dragons: Engagement, Collaboration and Literacy Entwined"
Lisa A. Boone (Ippolito ES) - "Maker Space Area"
Angela Williams (Bellamy ES) - "We need Arty and Makey"
Scarlett Ferstl (Just ES) – “Poetic Etiquette” (2017-18)
Rhonda Hurst (Lomax ES) – “Bowling for Literacy” (2017-18)
Melanie Mugford (Martinez MS) – “For the Love of Reading!” (2017-18)
Sandy Penvose (Forest Hills ES) – “Mobile Makerspace Mania!” (2017-18)
Carol Sivard (H.W. Blake HS) – “Celebrate All Things Reading!” (2017-18)
Carlee Soto (Riverhills ES) – “Creative Cloud Solutions” (2017-18)
*Due to restructuring and reorganizing in 2018-2019 school year HASLMS was unable to award grants.
Theresa Miller Grant for LGBTQ Collection Development
This purpose of this grant is to improve LGBTQ collection development in schools. Applicants completed an application, discussed the resources they would purchase and explained how they would promote them in their schools. This grant is funded through the generosity of retired HCPS library media specialist & HASLMS member, Teresa Miller.
LGBTQ Collection Grant Recipients
Rene Bowser (Folsom ES) 2019-20
HASLMS Professional Sponsorship Grants
Members wishing to attend the annual FAME Conference in Orlando can apply for this $100 sponsorship to offset the costs of registration and/or travel. Sponsorship recipient must be a member of HASLMS, attend the September general meeting and share their experience and learning from FAME during the January HASLMS meeting.
HASLMS Professional Sponsorship Recipients
Heather Velez (Heritage ES) 2019-20
Paul Flagg (Dunbar ES) 2018-19