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Award to a USA, Canada, and International Educator for Contributions to Literacy Education in Elementary Schools

Outstanding Elementary Educator in the English Language Arts Award

GrantWatch ID# 160632
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   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;
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 11/15/16

Grant Description
Award to a USA, Canada and International educator for significant contributions to the field of language arts in elementary education. The awardee will be recognized for having a major impact in the way literacy is taught in classrooms, as well as an influence on national policy and practices in teaching and learning.

The award recipient will be presented with a plaque at the Elementary Section Get-Together during the NCTE Annual Convention.


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Additional Criteria for Eligibility
To nominate a candidate, you must be a member. To become a member, go to

Pre-Application Information
To nominate a candidate, download the attached nomination form. The Elementary Section Steering Committee determines the winner based upon nominations received each year from NCTE Elementary Section members. Only one nomination may be submitted per member.

Contact Information

NCTE Outstanding Elementary Educator Award
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801-1096

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