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CEE Richard Meade Award - Previous Revision

Criteria and Nomination Process


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
  1. The Selection Committee may consider published material of any length, either in pre-service or in-service education of English/language arts teachers. 
  2. Eligibility extends to all published research that investigates English/language arts teacher development at any educational level, or any scope, and in any setting. 
  3. 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).
Nomination Procedures

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 or via postal mail to:
CEE Meade Award
1111 West Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL  61801

Past Winners

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
            Teacher Induction

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

1995     Sarah W. Freedman--Exchanging Writing, Exchanging Cultures:   
            Lessons in School Reform from the United States and Great Britain, 1994

1994     Victor Villanueva, Jr.--Bootstraps: From an American Academic of
            Color, 1993

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
            Teaching English, 1992

            C. Mark Hurlbert and Samual Tottens, Editors--Social Issues in the
            English Classroom, 1992

1992    Judith Newman--Interwoven Conversations: Learning and Teaching
           Through Critical Reflections, 1991

           Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Cynthia L. Paris, and Jessica Kahn. Edited
           by Judith Green--Learning to Write Differently: Beginning Writers and
           Word Processing, 1991

           Susan L. Lytle and Robert Fecho-"Meeting Strangers in Familiar
           Places: Teachers Collaboration by Cross- Visitation," English Education
           Volume 23, number 1, Feb 1991

1991    Pamela Grossman--The Making of a Teacher: Teacher Knowledge and
           Teacher Education, 1990

1991 Runners-Up

           Nancy B. Lester and Cynthia S. Onore--Learning Change: One School
           District Meets Language Across the Curriculum, 1990   

           Denny Taylor--"Teaching without Testing: Assessing the Complexity of
           Children's Literacy Learning," English Education, Feb 1990

1990    Beatrice Naff Cain--"With Worldmaking, Planning Models Matter,"
           English Education, Feb 1989

1990 Runners-Up

           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, Sep

1989 Runners-Up

           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
           Thinking, 1987

            Sarah Warshauer Freedman--Response to Student Writing, 1987

1988    Renee Clift--"English Teacher and English Major: Epistemological
           Differences in the Teaching of English," English Education, December

1988 Runners-Up

          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

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