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Congratulations to 2017 LMSOTY

Anne Nechvtal

Cherokee High School

Cherokee County

North Central Georgia


2018 LMSOTY District Finalists


Martha Bongiorno Richmond Hill Elementary Coastal Georgia
Laura West Academy of Richmond County East Georgia
Joni Gilman Peachtree Ridge High School Metro District
Julie Townley R.W. Johnson High School North Georgia
Jennifer Lewis Indian Knoll Elementary North Central Georgia
Teri Mull Woodland Middle School Northwest Georgia
Michelle Beaufort Sallas Mahone Elementary South Central Georgia
Cristi Johnson Locust Grove High School South Metro District
Kimberly Scott Double Churches Elementary West Central Georgia


Georgia School Library Media Specialist

of the Year

Sponsored by

Georgia Association for Instructional Technology (GAIT)

Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA)

GLMA and GAIT (Georgia Association of Instructional Technology) co-sponsor the Georgia School Library Media Specialist of the Year (LMSOTY) award to recognize K-12 library media specialists with dynamic, innovative programs and whose instructional collaborations foster student engagement and achievement. Additionally, LMSOTY finalists are leaders within their school buildings and in the greater community of library media specialists.

Each school system may select one library media specialist for this award. From those chosen for the system level award, one media specialist is chosen as the district Library Media Specialist of the Year. (Each district represents a different region of Georgia.) The state Library Media Specialist of the Year is selected from the district winners. The 2018 winner was announced at the GLMA Summer Institute in June at the Wyndham Resort in Peachtree City.

The LMSOTY application has been updated for 2018. If you are looking for an application to use within your school district, you may choose to use this Word or PDF version.

New this year is an online application for district winners! If you are the LMSOTY winner for your school district, please fill out this application by March 15.

Click here for the LMSOTY rubric updated for 2018.

Click here for the map of districts.

Click here for more information on the Library Media Specialist of the Year Award.



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