AkASL members can apply for grants to attend (and travel to) a variety of conferences, classes, and workshops for professional development, including the Alaska Library Association annual conference, American Library Association national conference, and online webinars.
Out-of-state travel: 90 days prior to conference
In-state travel: 60 days prior to conference
Online events: 45 days prior to event
Applicants must be current members of AKASL.
Grant recipients will be reimbursed up to $1,000 for both in-state and out-of-state conferences, and $500 for online training toward registration, hotel, and travel.
Applicants will be required to report on their grant activities, submit all receipts for reimbursement, and write one or more brief articles for possible use in the Puffin, AkASL’s online blog. For more information, preview the grant application and grant reporting form below.
Don’t wait until the last minute. Apply NOW for a grant to attend a conference or webinar for the 2012-2013 school year. Suggested conferences:
ASTE (Alaska Society for Technology in Education) 2013 in Anchorage, AK February 23-26, 2013
AkLA 2013 in Valdez, AK March 21-24, 201
ALA 2013 Midwinter Meeting, Seattle, WA: January 25-29, 2013
ALA 2013 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL: June 27- July 2, 2013
You can also apply for a Webinar or online course!
Application and Reporting Links
TO APPLY for the grant, please fill out the online application. Email Deborah Rinio, AkASL Professional Development Grant Coordinator for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.