Upcoming Awards

 

May 20: ELATE Geneva Smitherman Cultural Diversity Grant

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.

 

May 31: NCTE and Penguin Random House Teacher Awards

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.

 

EXTENDED TO June 1: NCTE Donald H. Graves Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing

This award recognizes teachers in grades K-6 who, through the teaching of writing, demonstrate an understanding of student improvement in writing.

 

June 1: NCTE Leadership Award for People with Disabilities

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 LGBTQ+ Advocacy & Leadership Award

This new NCTE award recognizes a member of the LGBTQ+ community who has made a significant contribution to the Council through their service, scholarship, and actions that promote and support the advancement of the LGBTQ+community in the profession, in literacy-related activities, and in public engagement, creating a culture of change.

 

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.

 

June 1: CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Awards

CCCC recognizes works in Technical and Scientific Communication across these six categories:

  • Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication
  • Best Original Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication
  • Best Article Reporting Qualitative or Quantitative Research in Technical or Scientific Communication
  • Best Article Reporting Historical Research or Textual Studies in Technical or Scientific Communication
  • Best Article on Philosophy or Theory of Technical or Scientific Communication
  • Best Article on Pedagogy or Curriculum in Technical or Scientific Communication

 

June 1: CCCC Luiz Antonio Marcuschi Travel Awards

Two $1,000 travel reimbursement awards are available to scholars living and working/studying in Mexico, Central, or South America who have papers accepted for presentation at the 2020 CCCC Convention in Milwaukee, WI.

 

June 30: NCTE Media Literacy Award

The Media Literacy Award will be presented to an individual, team, or department that has implemented and refined exemplary media literacy practices in their school environment.

 

 

Awards List