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Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award

Congratulations to the
2016 Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award Recipients!

Steven Arenas - Westview High School, Avondale, AZ
Patrick Harris - Achievement Prep Elementary School, Washington, DC
Sahar Shafqat - Albert Lane Technical College Prep High School, Chicago, IL
Raven Jones Stanbrough - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Trinity Thompson - Harlem Village Academies, New York, NY
Renee Wilmot - Church Hill Academy, Richmond, VA


Purpose: 
The specific purpose of this award is to support early career teachers of color as they build accomplished teaching careers in literacy education.

Eligibility:  Practicing pre-K to university level literacy educators of color who are in the first five years of a paid teaching career and who aspire to build a career in literacy education. People of color refers to historically underrepresented groups--African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Pacific Islanders.

Award Specifics: 

  • Recipients receive two years of support from an accomplished mentor in planning their convention experience during year one and by presenting a NCTE Convention session in year two.
  • Financial -- complimentary convention registration, round-trip airfare, three nights lodging, a section luncheon ticket, and a $50 per diem for four days for two consecutive NCTE conventions.

A complete application will include a recommendation letter and a signed support letter from your school administrator or university-level supervisor.

All award recipients must be an NCTE member at the time the award is accepted. The annual membership cost is $50.00 and recipients can join online.

Deadline:  Applications are accepted starting in April of the award year.
 
Previous Award Recipients



Questions? Please contact
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