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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, download the nomination form, 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 or by mail to Cathy Nicastro, NEATE Executive Secretary, 21 Young Road, Ashburnham, MA 01630.