To nominate an ELA teacher for this prestigious award, please adhere to the following nomination process and due dates:
1. Complete the online application form.
2. Within two weeks, submit a.) the nominee's current resume or CV, and b.) two signed letters of recommendation from different constituencies -- principal, supervisor, parent, or student. Email this information to NTCTELA Awards Committee Chair, Terisa Pearce at firstname.lastname@example.org . All requested documentation must be submitted by May 1, 2017.
Award winners will be honored at the NTCTELA conference on June 9, 2017 at the Hurst Conference Center. To receive a Teacher of Excellence Award, the recipient must be a current NTCTELA member and commit to registering for and attending the conference on June 9, 2017.
The TOE recipient for the High School Teacher of Excellence Award will receive an honorarium* to apply towards attendance at the NCTE annual convention in November 2017. Middle and Elementary Teacher of Excellence Awards will receive similar honorariums and may choose to attend NCTE, or upon approval of the NTCTELA board, another comparable ELA conference of their choice.
*Note: Honorarium conditioned upon original receipts submitted after attending a conference and in compliance with NTCTELA guidelines. Specific details will be emailed to those selected for TOE Awards after awards are announced at the NTCTELA conference in June.