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GLMA is the largest professional organization serving school library media professionals in Georgia. Its members are dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of school library media specialists and to quality education in Georgia’s schools. GLMA, Inc. is the state affiliate to the American Association of School Libraries (AASL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). GLMA is also an affiliate of ISTE, International Society for Technology in Education.
Member in the News!
Rosalind Dennis has received the prestigious American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Intellectual Freedom Award!
In an AASL press release, the award committee chair said,
“The committee recognized Rosalind Dennis as an intellectual freedom defender and advocate in two ways,” said Helen Adams, award committee chair. “First, she managed a contentious challenge to its successful conclusion with the book being retained in the library collection. Second, as president of the Georgia Library Media Association, Rosalind demonstrated her concern for intellectual freedom in school libraries by strengthening the association’s Intellectual Freedom Committee and the position of the chair.”
Rosalind will be honored at the AASL Awards Luncheon on Monday, July 1, 2013 during the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
Let’s all congratulate Rosalind for receiving this national award and acknowledge her exemplary work in DeKalb county and for GLMA!
The full AASL Press Release can be read here.
Rosalind Dennis – Brief Bio
Ms. Dennis is a dedicated member of the Georgia Library Media Association(GLMA). She is a Past President of the association and currently serves as the Organizational Maintenance Coordinator. One of Ms. Dennis’ important contributions while she was president was to strengthen the role of the Intellectual Freedom Chair. Ms. Dennis has a deep concern for keeping the importance of intellectual freedom in the forefront of the organizations mission and is respected by her colleagues in GLMA as a leader in promoting the access to information for all Georgians.