2017 Award Recipients: Katherine and Randy Bomer
The Elementary Section Steering Committee is pleased to announce that Katherine and Randy Bomer are the 2017 recipients of the NCTE Outstanding Elementary Educator in the English Language Arts Award.
Randy and Katherine invite educators on thinking journeys that complicate, shift, and transform notions of children, childhood, and meaning making. They listen and they care. They demonstrate how to create language arts classrooms built on equitable and just principles and practices. They show us how to create a better world.
Please join us in recognizing Randy and Katherine’s many years of teaching, advocacy, writing and joyful celebration of children, teachers, and families at the Elementary Get-Together during the NCTE Annual Convention in St. Louis, Missouri.
Purpose: Established in 1995 to recognize a distinguished national or international educator who has made major contributions to the field of language arts in elementary education.
Award Criteria: Nominees must have dramatically influenced literacy classroom practice, made ongoing contributions to the field of literacy, obtained national and/or international influence in literacy teaching and learning, contributed a body of work that is compatible with the mission of NCTE
Award Specifics: The award recipient is presented a plaque at the Elementary Section Get-Together during the NCTE Annual Convention.
Deadline: The Nomination Form must be submitted by November 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail to NCTE Outstanding Elementary Educator Award, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.
Judging: The Elementary Section Steering Committee determines the winner based upon nominations received each year from NCTE Elementary Section members. Only one nomination may be submitted per member.Past Winners:
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