April 2023 #NCTEchat: Learn More about the NCTE Leadership Awards - National Council of Teachers of English
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April 2023 #NCTEchat: Learn More about the NCTE Leadership Awards

Join us on Sunday, April 23, at 8:00 p.m. ET for an #NCTEchat to learn more about the NCTE Leadership Awards. NCTE presents several awards to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of literacy, to the field of education, or to the organization.

We will share the following questions during the Twitter chat:

WARM-UP: NCTE’s leadership awards recognize the exceptional work that English language arts educators do. We know that work happens daily. What examples of exceptional work would you like to highlight today? #NCTEchat [8:04 p.m.]

Q1: The NCTE Distinguished Service Award is given to recipients who have a wide range of service that they provide to the profession. What does this service look like? #NCTEchat [8:11 p.m.]

Q2: The James R. Squire Award is a special award given to an NCTE member who has had a transforming influence and has made a lasting intellectual contribution to the profession. What can enduring contributions to the profession look like? #NCTEchat [8:18 p.m.]

Q3: The NCTE Advancement of People of Color Leadership Award is given to an NCTE member of color who supports the advancement of communities of color in the profession and contributes to efforts that promote equity and dismantle racism. How can we all continue that work? #NCTEchat [8:25 p.m.]

Q4: The NCTE Leadership Award for People with Disabilities recognizes an outstanding educator with a disability who supports the agency of diverse leaders in the field. How can we promote cross-community connections that exemplify this award? #NCTEchat [8:32 p.m.]

Q5: The NCTE LGBTQIA+ Advocacy & Leadership Award recognizes a member of the LGBTQIA+ community who has made a significant contribution to NCTE and to the development of our professional community. What are some ways we can work to support our LGBTQIA+ students & colleagues? #NCTEchat [8:39 p.m.]

Q6: The NCTE National Intellectual Freedom Award is given to individuals, groups, or institutions that merit recognition for advancing the cause of intellectual freedom. How do you advance this work and support others in doing so? #NCTEchat [8:46 p.m.]

Q7:  The Media Literacy Award showcases NCTE members who have developed innovative approaches for integrating media analysis and composition into their instruction. Share how you engage with new literacies, multimedia composition, and other literacies. #NCTEchat [8:53 p.m.]

We hope to see you in the chat! Be sure to join us by using #NCTEchat.


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