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Awards for Service to Profession and Organization - Previous Revision

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.  
Distinguished Service Award
Given to a person or persons who have exhibited valuable professional service and excellence in teaching.  

James R. Squire Award
Honors an individual who has given outstanding service to NCTE and the profession of education as a whole. 
Literacy Award
Given to a public figure or group, outside the teaching profession, who has promoted literacy.
Media Literacy Award
This award will showcase NCTE members who have developed innovative approaches for integrating media analysis and composition into their instruction. 

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

WLU Lifetime Membership Award
This award honors a member who has, throughout his/her career, made an outstanding contribution to whole language in general and/or the Whole Language Umbrella in particular.

WLU Service Award
This award is presented to a member who has made a particular contribution to the Whole Language Umbrella in terms of the work they have done for the organization. 

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