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Awards for Educators - Previous Revision

2008 NCTE David H. Russell Award
This award recognizes published research in language, literature, rhetoric, teaching procedures, or cognitive processes that may sharpen the teaching or the content of English at any level. 
NCTE Distinguished Service Award
Given to a person or persons who have exhibited valuable professional service and excellence in teaching.  

NCTE Robert Shafer Memorial Award
This award will honor an educator or organization's membership who enrich international education.

Edwin A. Hoey Award for Outstanding Middle School Educator in the English Language Arts
This award recognizes exceptional English language arts teachers of grades 5-8 who have demonstrated excellence in teaching English language arts and inspired a spirit of inquiry and a love of learning in their students. Deadline February 1, 2009.

Richard W. Halle Award for Outstanding Middle Level Educator
This award honors a junior high/middle level educator who has worked to promote understanding of the developmental needs and characteristics of young adolescents, especially in the English language arts.

Graves Award
Recognizes teachers in grades 1-6 who demonstrate an understanding of student improvement in the teaching of writing. Deadline June 1, 2009
Outstanding ELA Educator Award
Recognizes a distinguished educator who has made major contributions to the field of elementary ELA education.

High School Teacher of Excellence Award

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