Education

Awards

October 14, 2004 1 min read
  • Save to favorites
  • Print

Following are application deadlines for awards, honors, and contests available to teachers. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

*November 15 READING

The Exemplary Reading Program Award is sponsored by the International Reading Association to recognize outstanding programs at elementary, middle, and high schools. A participating state may choose one school each year. All U.S. and Canadian schools are eligible for the award, provided the state has an Exemplary Reading Program award committee to judge applications. At least one faculty or staff member from an applying school must be a member of the International Reading Association. Winners are recognized with a plaque at the IRA annual convention and serve as models for other schools and teachers. Contact: Shirley Morton, Division of Council and Affiliate Services, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (302) 731-1600, ext. 236; fax (302) 731-1057; e-mail smorton@reading.org; www.reading.org.

*November 15 SCIENCE

The Shell Science Teaching Award, sponsored by Shell Oil Company, recognizes one classroom science teacher and two finalists with an expenses-paid trip to the National Science Teachers Association national convention. The winner receives $10,000 and must have eight years’ teaching experience and primarily teach science in grades K-12 in Canada, the United States, its territories, or U.S. Department of Defense dependents schools. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (703) 243-7100; www.nsta.org/192.

*December 3 MATH ACHIEVEMENT

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Mathematics Education Trust sponsors the Lifetime Achievement Award. NCTM members with at least 25 years of distinguished service in math education are eligible. Each application must be supported by a letter of nomination, the nominee’s résumé, and up to five letters of recommendation. Contact: NCTM’s MET, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-9840, ext. 2112; e-mail exec@nctm.org; www.nctm.org/about/met .

Events

This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Data Webinar
Drive Instruction With Mastery-Based Assessment
Deliver the right data at the right time—in the right format—and empower better decisions.
Content provided by Instructure
This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Teaching Profession Webinar
How Does Educator Well-Being Impact Social-Emotional Awareness in Schools?
Explore how adult well-being is key to promoting healthy social-emotional behaviors for students. Get strategies to reduce teacher stress.
Content provided by International Baccalaureate
This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
IT Infrastructure Webinar
A New Era In Connected Learning: Security, Accessibility and Affordability for a Future-Ready Classroom
Learn about Windows 11 SE and Surface Laptop SE. Enable students to unlock learning and develop new skills.
Content provided by Microsoft Surface

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Read Next

Education Briefly Stated: April 27, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
9 min read
Education Briefly Stated: April 6, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: March 30, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
6 min read
Education Briefly Stated: March 16, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
7 min read