Teacher's Choices Team Leader Application

The International Reading Association Teachers' Choices Project needs the following information to select new Team Leaders and Trainees. We consider numerous factors, such as geography, support services, number of interested teachers, type of population, and attendance at the IRA's Annual Conference.

Deadline to submit application is October 15, 2014.

We are looking for team leaders in the following areas of the United State, which involves a committment to a three-year term as a trainee/team leader. Please check the area you would like to represent.

* 2015-2018
* 2016-2019

Please provide a list of school populations available to field test the books, along with a letter from the schools or school districts indicating they are interest in participating. Please include the following information: Name of school, number of students, grade levels (K-8), special education, ethnic groups, and rural/urban/suburban.


 

 

Additional Information

* At least 3 Field Leaders are needed to help circulate books and approximately 50 Teacher Reviewers to try out and rate books. Will you be able to get this support?    
* As Team Leader, you will receive three copies of 300-400 titles to be recorded, categorized, and distributed to reviewers.  You are responsible for maintaining records, collating rating sheets, and reporting tabulations to IRA Headquarters and writing annotations.  Do you have sufficient clerical assistance to direct this project?   
* Your participation as a Team Leader involves a three-year commitment. The first year you serve as a Trainee, the second as a Team Leader, and the third as a Team Leader who guides a Trainee to take over your area. Trainees and Team Leaders must attend the Teachers' Choices training session and program at the IRA's annual conference. Can you attend these sessions each year of your term?
* I understand and agree that I can not be involved in any other IRA project dealing with book selection while serving on the Teachers' Choices Project.
Deadline to submit application is October 15, 2014.
* Indicates Response Required