Mae I. Graham School Library of the Year Award
2009-10 Elementary School Winner
Parr’s Ridge Elementary School
Carroll County Public Schools
Emily Howe and Jan Nies, Media Specialists
Both Emily Howe and Jan Nies received their library media education from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. Jan has been a library media specialist for 17 years and opened Parr’s Ridge Elementary School Media Center in 2005. Emily has served as part-time media specialist at Parr’s Ridge for five years. They both enjoy working with primary-aged children, team teaching, and collaborating with classroom teachers.
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MASL Grants and Awards
The Certificate of Appreciation may be awarded to any person who has performed outstanding service for the organization. Persons receiving certificates of appreciation need not always be members of the Maryland Association of School Librarians/Maryland Educational Media Organization.
Honorary Membership may be conferred on non-members for significant services to the educational interests of the state.
Distinguished Service may be granted to only those members who have consistently provided leadership and continuous service to the Maryland Association of School Librarians/Maryland Educational Media Organization.