ANNUAL NYSEC AWARDS PROGRAM
All awards applications are due / postmarked by Saturday, April 15th, 2017 and can be submitted ONLINE
The New York State English Council understands that educators involved with professional organizations are more informed about current information on national and local programs and initiatives. The programs and awards supported by NYSEC provide opportunities for professional leadership, promote excellence in English education, and foster collegiality and camaraderie among ELA educators throughout New York State. These programs and awards are the heart of our mission. These programs and awards help keep NYSEC educators informed, enthusiastic, and unified. We encourage everyone to help us celebrate the outstanding teachers, students, mentors, and programs that we have in districts all across the state.
Awards presented to exemplary ELA programs, which support creative instruction and learning, that have been in place for at least three years.
Educators nominated by colleagues who inspire excellence in students as well as teachers.
Educators nominated by colleagues who team teach an extensive literacy component and inspire excellence in students and teachers.
$500 grants awarded to members who are willing to create, explore, enrich or research instruction in English Language Arts at each level: elementary, middle, high school, college, and administration/supervision.
Named after a former NYSEC President and Executive Board member, this award honors one or more cooperating teachers who have mentored future English Language Arts teachers in their student teaching or intern programs.
In celebration of the programs and awards’ recipients, NYSEC holds an Awards Ceremony every year at the NYSEC Annual Conference on Friday afternoon. All mailing, due dates, membership forms, and application information available online, and can be submitted online . If you have any questions about the awards process, email Awards Coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org.