AASLH Leadership in History Award Nominations
We are pleased to announce the AASLH state leadership team leader for Illinois , Martha Jane Downey, Site Superintendent, Bishop Hill State Historic Site. Please read the attached article for more information. Thank you for your time and attention.
AASLH Invites Nominations for 2009 Leadership in History Awards Program
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) invites nominations for the 2009 Leadership in History Awards. Since 1945, the AASLH Awards Program has striven to promote standards of excellence by providing the most prestigious national recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of local, state, and regional history. Awards are given for general excellence, exhibits, public and educational programming, special projects, publications, multimedia, individual achievement, and preservation or restoration projects. Nominees need not be members of AASLH to qualify.
Nomination forms may be obtained by visiting the AASLH website, <www.aaslh.org>, or by contacting the AASLH office by phone: 615/320-3203 or email: <hawkins@...>. Nominations are due to state leadership team leaders on March 1, 2009. Nominations are then reviewed by a national committee in the summer of 2009 with formal presentation of the awards made during the AASLH Annual Meeting, August 26 – 29, 2009, in Indianapolis , Indiana . A list of state leadership team leaders can be found at the AASLH website. For Illinois , please send the awards applications to Martha Jane Downey/AASLH Awards; Illinois Association of Museums; 1 Old State Capitol Plaza; Springfield , IL 62701-1507 . Ph 309/927-3345 or 217/524-6977, email <bishophill@...> or <ilassnmus@...>.
Illinois Association of Museums
1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield , IL 62701