Jeffrey N. Golub is the recipient of the 2014 NCTE 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.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Jeffrey N. Golub taught English, speech communication, and writing classes at both junior and senior high schools in Seattle. He is also a teacher, author, and consultant who worked for 13 years as associate professor of English education at the University of South Florida, preparing students to teach English in the public schools.
Jeff has presented sessions and conducted workshops for teachers and school districts throughout the country on such topics as interactive classrooms, infusing technology into the curriculum, and developing students’ speaking and listening skills.
A longtime member of NCTE, Jeff has served the Council in several roles, including Editorial Board member, Middle Level Section Steering Committee Chair and member, Conference on English Education (CEE) Vice Chair and member, Secondary Section Representative-at-Large, NCTE Spring Conference Program Chair--Phoenix, and coeditor of the “JH/MS Idea Factory” column in English Journal.
Read about Jeff's contributions to the NCTE Junior High/Middle School Assembly and involvement with the creation of the Middle Level Section in "Honoring the Past; Looking to the Future." Selected PublicationsJoin us for the Halle Award presentation at the Middle Level Get-Together on Thursday, November 20, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. during the NCTE Annual Convention.