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Nomination for the CEL Exemplary Leadership Award 

The CEL Award for Exemplary Leadership is given annually to an NCTE member who is an outstanding English Language Arts educator and leader.  CEL members nominate an exceptional leader who has had an impact on the profession through one or more of the following:

  • work that has focused on exceptional teaching and/or leadership practices (e.g., building effective department, grade level, or building teams; developing curriculum or processes for practicing ELA educators; or mentoring)
  • contributions to the profession through involvement at both the local and national levels
  • publications that have had a major impact                

Nomination letters and curriculum vitae should be sent to the CEL representative by FEBRUARY 1 of every year. Please print and mail this nomination form along with nomination letters and curriculum vitae to:

Patrick Monahan
CEL Exemplary Leader Award
4685 Lakeview Dr
Interlochen, MI 49643-9594

The award includes a plaque, recognition on the CEL web site and at the Sunday CEL Luncheon, and a CEL luncheon ticket, and CEL registration.  It may also include an invitation to be the luncheon speaker in a later year or to speak at the CEL Convention.



Nominating Member (please print)__________________________________________


CEL Member: ____ Yes  ____ No  ____ Unknown

Contact Information (for nominee): _________________________________________



Brief Supporting Statement: ______________________________________________






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