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NEATE 2019. Created by Stephanie Gerber Wilson, PhD

NEATE AWARDS

NEATE members are encouraged to apply to the Book Love Foundation for awards that will help them create a rich classroom library. Tom Newkirk has created two such awards, of $2000 each, that will be given to New England teachers in the next award cycle. These will be given in honor of his father and be designated the Maurice Newkirk NEATE Library Awards. Awardees will be recognized at the 2019 NEATE Conference. Applicants will also be eligible for other awards given out by the Foundation. Application deadline is March 15, 2019, with notification by June 15. Application information available at: http://booklovefoundation.org/apply. 
 

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Maurice Newkirk NEATE Library 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, download the nomination form (below), fill in the blanks, and briefly explain how this teacher meets the criteria listed above. NEATE will contact the nominee for additional information. Submit this form by e­mail to cathy_nicastro@wrsd.net or by mail to Cathy Nicastro, NEATE Executive Secretary, 21 Young Road, Ashburnham, MA 01630.

 

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Marian Gleason Most Promising New Teacher Award

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.

Click here to download the submission and consent form. 

The deadline to submit entries is March 6, 2020. 

Annual Writing Contest 

for Students

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, download the nomination form (below), fill in the blanks, and briefly explain how this teacher meets the criteria listed above. NEATE will contact the nominee for additional information. Submit this form by email to cathy_nicastro@wrsd.net or by mail to Cathy Nicastro, NEATE Executive Secretary, 21 Young Road, Ashburnham, MA 01630.

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Ann Garland West Excellence in Teaching Award

NEATE’s Teacher-Poet-of-the-Year Competition 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 on October 18 and 19, 2019 when the Poet-of-the-Year will be announced. Finalists are required to attend the conference and participate in the workshop associated with the Teacher-Poet-of-the-Year Award.  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 presenter's rate.

Download Guidelines

Submit your teacher-poet-of-the-year contest entry here!

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