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Award to a USA, Canada, or International educator to recognize contributions to the field of elementary language arts education. The purpose of this program is to recognize an individual who has had a significant impact on the field of literacy, enhanced classroom practice, obtained national and/or international influence in literacy teaching and learning, and contributed a body of work that is compatible with the mission of NCTE.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
Recipients of this award should be elementary educators (e.g., PK-12 classroom teachers, higher education faculty) in elementary education with a history of influencing PK-6 classroom literacy practice. They embody anti-racist, culturally sustaining, asset-based teaching and research approaches that are moving our work forward in creating inclusive, humanizing classrooms that center multiple identities, languages, and literacies.
Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2023
Estimated Size of Grant
The award is presented at the Elementary Section Get-Together during the NCTE Annual Convention on Thursday evening of the convention. The recipient will receive a plaque commemorating the award.