This award is to supports early career teachers of color as they build accomplished teaching careers in literacy education.
This award recognizes teachers in grades K-6 who, through the teaching of writing, demonstrate an understanding of student improvement in writing.
An award for exceptional English language arts teachers of grades 6-8 who have demonstrated excellence in teaching English language arts and inspired a spirit of inquiry and a love of learning in their students.
May 1: CCCC Outstanding Book Award
Presented annually for work in the field of composition and rhetoric.
May 1: ELATE James N. Britton Award
To encourage English Language Arts teacher development, consistent with the major goal of ELATE, by promoting classroom-based research in which teachers at any educational level raise questions about teaching and learning in their own teaching/learning settings.
This grant offers up to two $500 awards for first-time NCTE Conference presenters who are members of groups historically underrepresented in NCTE and ELATE.
The National Teacher Award for Lifelong Readers honors a teacher who inspires their students to read all genres of writing; the Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry will honor Ms. Angelou’s legacy by recognizing a teacher who inspires their students to love poetry.
This new NCTE award recognizes a person with a disability who has made a significant contribution to the Council and to the development of our professional community. This award intends to include mental, physical, sensory, and other disabilities.
June 1: NCTE Advancement of People of Color Leadership Award
This award is given to an NCTE member of color who has made a significant contribution to NCTE and the development of our professional community. People of color refers to historically underrepresented groups: African American, American Indians, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Pacific Islanders.
June 1: Distinguished Service Award
The award recognizes a person or persons who have exhibited valuable professional service to the profession, scholarly or academic distinction, distinctive use of the language, and excellence in teaching.