Granite State Reading Council of the International Reading Association Edith Perkins, President www.granitestatecouncil.org READING TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINATION “ED”ies Awardee Application Granite State Reading Council, the state council for the International Reading Association, is seeking nominations for the 2010 Reading Teacher of the Year that will be awarded at the “ED”ies Celebration in June, 2010. Any member of the Granite State Reading Council (GSRC) may be nominated. If a nominee is not yet a member of GSRC, they may apply at any time. Please see the GSRC website for a membership form (www.granitestatecouncil.org) CRITERIA for the Reading Teacher of the Year Innovative and positive teacher who encourages reading in a variety of ways Uses current research to drive instruction in a creative and effective manner Integrates reading instruction throughout the curriculum Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of all learners LOVES TO TEACH READING LOVES TO READ TO THE NOMINATOR: Your name______________________ Your position ______________________________________ Name of nominee _________________________________________________Your Phone #_______ YourAddress_______________________________________________________________________ Your E-mail: Home______________________ Work___________________________________ Nominee’s current position _________________________________________________________ On an attached page, please write your reasons for this person’s nomination. (One page maximum) TO THE NOMINEE: Address___________________________________________________________________________ Phone # Home _________________________ Work __________________ Cell_________________ E-mail Home__________________________ Work_______________________________________ School____________________________________________________________________________ On an attached page, please describe your reading instruction and how it improves student learning, investment in their reading, and enthusiasm for reading. Please provide three letters of support for your nomination. APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2010 Mail to: Jackie Tromba, 76 Upper Factory Road, Dover, NH 03820 The mission of Granite State Reading Council is to create a culture of reading and a love of learning by creating a community within GSRC and local councils and to be the bedrock of literacy for New Hampshire.