USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
Awards to honor outstanding USA and international college and university teachers of children’s and young adults’ literature. Nominees must be members of the funding source, affiliated with a college or university, and engaged in teacher and/or librarian preparation at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. The nominator may be a colleague, a student, or the nominee himself/herself.
Nominations will be judged based upon the following criteria:
1. A knowledgeable professional - one who knows the field of children's and/or young adults’ literature and who keeps current in research and practice.
2. An innovative teacher - one who initiates and teaches outstanding courses and programs in children’s and/or young adults’ literature.
3. A leader in the field of children's and/or young adults’ literature - one who serves the profession and assumes leadership positions in appropriate college, school, community, and/or professional organizations.
4. A role model/mentor - one who inspires and instructs students/teachers to generate knowledge and appreciation for children’s and young adults’ literature.
5. A disseminator - one who researches, publishes, and promotes exemplary instructional practices beyond his/her own campus.
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International Reading Association
IRA Arbuthnot Award
800 Barksdale Road
Newark, DE 19711