To recommend on a regular basis every two years a living American poet to the NCTE Executive Committee for the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children in recognition of his or her aggregate work; to sustain the collection of poetry books of award winners, past and future, in the University of Minnesota, Kerlan Collection; to recognize and foster excellence in children's poetry by encouraging its publication; and to explore ways to acquaint teachers and children with poetry through such means as publications, programs, and displays.
Read more about the NCTE Poetry Award winners.
CHAIR, Ralph Fletcher
(MICDS, St. Louis, MO)
(Singer Island, FL)
(Clemson University, SC)
(Washington State University, Richland)
Executive Committee Liaison, Joanne Yatvin
NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters