The Oswego County BOCES School Library System named Stephanie Maturo the 2014 Administrator Advocate of the Year in a ceremony held on May 13.
The award was created to honor a library advocate in an administrative position in an educational setting who has demonstrated innovative administrative initiatives in the area of school libraries and librarianship.
Maturo is the director of Technology in the Fulton City School District.
Marla Yudin, coordinator of the OCB School Library System said Maturo was selected by a committee comprised of current Oswego County SLS council members, liaisons and colleagues.
She was chosen for her forward thinking vision and support of the library media program.
Yudin said she was proud to name Maturo as the first recipient of the award for her support and collaboration with library initiatives and technologies.
Maturo was nominated by members of the Fulton district’s library team.
FCSD Superintendent Bill Lynch and Executive Director of Curriculum and Assessment Betsy Connors were on hand to congratulate Maturo on the award.