NEATE AWARDS

Ann Garland West Excellence in Teaching Award

Do you have a veteran colleague who is overdue for some recognition? Take a few minutes to nominate him or her for NEATE’s Excellence in Teaching Award. The Excellence in Teaching Award, presented annually at the NEATE Fall Conference, goes to a teacher with at least seven years’ experience teaching English/Language Arts who exhibits the following qualities:


• Extensive knowledge of his or her discipline
• Interest in and concern for students and the ability to challenge and motivate them
• Involvement in professional organizations and/or staff development.

To nominate a colleague, friend or associate click the button below. You can also contact Cathy Nicastro by email at cathy_nicastro@wrsd.net or by mail to Cathy Nicastro, NEATE Executive Secretary, 21 Young Road, Ashburnham, MA 01630. In your email, answer the questions on the electronic form and briefly explain how this teacher meets the criteria listed above. NEATE will contact the nominee for additional information. 

New England Teacher-
Poet-of-the-Year Award 

The Teacher-Poet-of-the-Year  Contest is open to all teachers of English Language Arts. We encourage teachers who practice their craft of poetry enter the contest and share their work with a broader audience.

 

Finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges and will be invited to read their poetry at the annual NEATE Fall Conference when the Poet-of-the-Year will be announced. Finalists are required to attend the conference. Poems of the finalists will be published and distributed at the reception. Finalists are expected to become members of NEATE and register for the conference at the discounted rate.

Marian Gleason Most Promising New Teacher Award

Is there a dynamite novice teacher in your department or school? Take a few minutes to nominate him or her for NEATE’s Marian Gleason Most Promising New Teacher Award. The Marian Gleason Award, which is presented annually at the NEATE Fall Conference, goes to a teacher with one to three years’ full-time experience teaching English/Language Arts who exhibits the following qualities:

• Extensive knowledge of his or her discipline
• Interest in and concern for students and the ability to challenge and motivate them
• Involvement in professional organizations and/or staff development.


To nominate a colleague, friend or associate click the button below. You can also contact Cathy Nicastro by email at cathy_nicastro@wrsd.net or by mail to Cathy Nicastro, NEATE Executive Secretary, 21 Young Road, Ashburnham, MA 01630. In your email, answer the questions on the electronic form and briefly explain how this teacher meets the criteria listed above. NEATE will contact the nominee for additional information. 

Annual Writing Contest 

for Students

Contest Rules

1. Students who are enrolled in middle or high schools in New England are
eligible.
2. Students must submit a submission and consent form. Entries without a
submission and consent form will not be advanced in the selection process.
3. Each submission must be under 750 words.
4. Students may submit only one piece.
5. Entries should include name, grade level, title of the piece, category and word count.
6. Entries must be submitted in a Microsoft word extension (.doc or.docx) or with a .pdf extension. Please do not submit as a Google Doc.
7. Submissions must be submitted online only to: NEATEContest@Gmail.com
8. Contestants will be grouped according to age level: Middle or High School.
9. Winners will be chosen from each category: Nonfiction, Poetry and Fiction
10. Winners will be published in The Leaflet, the publication of New England
Association of Teachers of English, and announced and published in various
NEATE forums.
11. Winners will also be awarded $50 for each category at each level.
12. Submissions need to be sponsored by a teacher. This teacher will certify that the student attends the school identified on the submission form and will attest to the work being an original piece. This teacher does not have to be a member of NEATE. Teachers who sponsor the winning writers will receive a  $25 discount to attend the NEATE Annual Conference. 

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