To recognize published research that investigates English/Language Arts teacher development at any educational level, of any scope and in any setting. The Award was established in 1988 in honor of the late Richard Meade of the University of Virginia for his contributions to research in the teaching of composition and in teacher preparation.
Criteria for the Award
- The Selection Committee may consider published material of any length, either in pre-service or in-service education of English/language arts teachers.
- Eligibility extends to all published research that investigates English/language arts teacher development at any educational level, or any scope, and in any setting.
- Studies to be considered must have been published less than two years prior to January 1 of the year of the award (between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2008 for the 2009 Award).
Nominations accompanied by three copies of the published material, if possible, may be made by any Language Arts educator or by self-nomination. Nominations for the 2009 award must be received no later than May 1, 2009.
Winners will be notified in July 2009 and announced at the 2009 NCTE Fall Convention in Philladelphia, Pennsylvania.
Submit nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail to:
CEE Meade Award
1111 West Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801
2008: George Hillocks, Jr., Narrative Writing: Learning a New Model for Teaching
2007: sj Miller and Linda Norris, Unpacking the Loaded Teacher Matrix:
Negotiating Space and Time Between University and Secondary English
2006: Thomas M. McCann, Larry R. Johannessen, and Bernard P. Ricca,
Supporting Beginning English Teachers: Research and Implications for
2005: Dawn Abt-Perkins and Stuart Greene, Making Race Visible:
Literacy Research for Cultural Understanding
2004: Sheridan Blau, The Literature Workshop: Teaching Texts and Their
2003: no award given
2002: Cathy Fleischer, Teachers Organizing for Change: Making Literacy
Learning Everybody's Business
Todd DeStigter, Reflections of a Citizen Teacher: Literacy,
Democracy, and the Forgotten Students of Addison High
2001: no award given
2000: Anne DiPardo, Teaching in Common: Challenges to Joint Work in
Classrooms and Schools
1999: Lorri Neilsen, Knowing Her Place: Research Literacies and Feminist
1998: Susan Hynds, On the Brink: Negotiating Literature and Life with
1997: Ruth Vinz, Composing a Teaching Life
1996: Patricia Lambert Stock, The Dialogic Curriculum: Teaching and Learning
in a Multicultural Society
1995: Sarah W. Freedman, Exchanging Writing, Exchanging Cultures:
Lessons in School Reform from the United States and Great Britain
1994: Victor Villanueva, Jr., Bootstraps: From an American Academic of
1993: Renee T. Clift, "Learning to Teach English - Maybe: A Study of
Knowledge Development," Journal of Teacher Education, Nov-Dec 1991
Anne Ruggles Gere, Colleen Fairbanks, Alan Howes, Laura Roop,
David Schaafsma, Language and Reflection: An Integrated Approach To
C. Mark Hurlbert and Samual Tottens, Editors, Social Issues in the
1992: Judith Newman, Interwoven Conversations: Learning and Teaching
Through Critical Reflections
Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Cynthia L. Paris, and Jessica Kahn. Edited
by Judith Green, Learning to Write Differently: Beginning Writers and
Susan L. Lytle and Robert Fecho, "Meeting Strangers in Familiar
Places: Teachers Collaboration by Cross- Visitation," English Education
Volume 23, number 1, February 1991
1991: Pamela Grossman, The Making of a Teacher: Teacher Knowledge and
Nancy B. Lester and Cynthia S. Onore, Learning Change: One School
District Meets Language Across the Curriculum
Denny Taylor, "Teaching without Testing: Assessing the Complexity of
Children's Literacy Learning," English Education, February 1990
1990: Beatrice Naff Cain, "With Worldmaking, Planning Models Matter,"
English Education, Ferbruary 1989
Lynn Craig Briggs, Sharon Kane, Patricia Spencer Soper,
"Considerations, Complications and Consequences of Practitioner
Inquiry," Journal of Teaching Writing, Special 1989 issue
Pamela Grossman, "Learning to Teach without Teacher Education,"
Teachers College Record, winter 1989
1989: Jesse Goodman, "The Political Tactics and Teaching Strategies of
Reflective Active Preservice Teachers," Elementary School Journal,
Pamela L. Grossman and Anna E. Richert, "Unacknowledged
Knowledge Growth: A Reexamination of the effects of Teacher Education,"
Teaching and Teacher Education, 1988
Judith A. Langer and Arthur N. Applebee, How Writing Shapes
Sarah Warshauer Freedman, Response to Student Writing
1988: Renee Clift, "English Teacher and English Major: Epistemological
Differences in the Teaching of English," English Education, December
David Marsh, Debra Knudsen, and Gene Knudsen, "The Role of Staff
Development in Implementing the Bay Area Writing
Program," Journal of Teacher Education, Nov-Dec 1987