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Shop Amazon and help in the Classroom Awards and Distinctions, 2009 to present

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The following are various awards and distinctions given to since its founding.

National Education Association's Carter G. Woodson Memorial Award
Award Ceremony: July 2, 2015
Given by the NEA for activities in Black affairs that significantly impact education and the achievement of equal opportunity.

Washington State Jefferson Award, 2015
Award Ceremony: April 13, 2015
Given by Seattle CityClub to our founder, Dr. Quintard Taylor, for his work on Winners represent unsung heroes; those who are making a difference in their community, the nation, and the world, through their jobs, or volunteer service. 

James and Janie Washington Foundation Award for Documentation, 2014
November 1, 2014
Given by the James and Janie Washington Foundation,

MARS Best Free Websites of 2011
June 17, 2011
Given by MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference, Reference and Users Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association (ALA),

Charles Payton Award for Heritage Advocacy, 2011
Awards Ceremony,  Seattle Museum of History and Industry, April 26, 2011
Given by the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO),

Best of Reference: Hybrid Print and Electronic Resources, 2009
  Awards Ceremony, New York Public Library, May 7, 2009
Given by the New York Public Library Association Reference and Adult Services Section,

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