You do exceptional things in the classroom every single day. NCTE is here to recognize them.
NCTE presents several awards each year to recognize outstanding writing by students and teachers at all levels. Select from the links below to learn more about each award.
This school-based writing program encourages and publicly recognizes some of the best 11th grade student writers in the nation.
Recognizes teachers in grades K-6 who, through the teaching of writing, demonstrate an understanding of student improvement in writing.
Norman Mailer Student and Teacher Writing Awards
Recognizes nonfiction and poetry writing of high school and college students and middle and high school teachers.
This program for middle schools, junior high, and high schools recognizes students, teachers, and schools for producing excellent literary magazines and encourages all schools to develop literary magazines, seeking excellence in writing and school-wide participation in production.
This school-based writing program stimulates and recognizes student’s writing talents and emphasizes the importance of writing skills among eighth-grade students.