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CEL Teacher-Leader Excellence Award
Kate Baker teaches as Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, New Jersey. She is an executive board member of the Flipped Learning Network and a Certified Trainer and Ambassador of Edmodo. She has presented workshops on literacy and technology at many conventions, including CEL, NCTE, ISTE, and NJEA. These workshops and the many articles and blog posts she has published have inspired teachers to integrate technology in their classrooms in order to enhance student engagement in the learning process.
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Purpose: The CEL Teacher-Leader of Excellence Award recognizes a classroom educator who leads the way of literacy instruction by sharing his or her work with others at local and/or national levels.
Award Criteria: NCTE/CEL members are encouraged to nominate an exceptional teacher-leader who has had a strong positive impact on their school/district and/or state through work that has focused on exceptional contributions to teaching and local leadership practices (i.e., team building, coaching, and curriculum development).
Award Specifics: The recipient receives a certificate, which is presented at the CEL Annual Convention.
Nomination Materials: All nominations must contain the Nomination Form, at least two letters of recommendation, and the candidate’s curriculum vitae.Nomination Form
Judging: The CEL Award Committee determines the recipient from the nominations submitted within the calendar year. For full consideration, nominations must be received no later than March 1. Candidates not selected for the year in which they are nominated will receive consideration for the next two years.