The application must include the following items:
- A three-page (maximum) proposal outlining how you will support, improve, enhance, and accelerate teaching and learning for students. For example, funds may be used for, but are not limited to: building a classroom library, attending the ILA Annual Conference to increase professional knowledge, creating a home school partnership, increasing collegial collaboration, improving reading and writing in authentic literacy contexts, or publishing student work.
- A one-page personal statement (beliefs statement and how your beliefs align with your practices including your professional vision for this project).
- Up to three (3) letters of recommendation. One letter of recommendation should be from a principal; superintendent; and/or curriculum coordinator, one letter should be from a peer. Each recommendation must include the participant’s leadership skills, collegial interactions, effective teaching practices, successful teaching/learning/relationships with students and an understanding of the intentions and/or support of the project detailed by the applicant.
- Include a budget outline
To upload your files please click on 'browse' to locate your document in your files than click on 'upload' to attach to form.
If you are unable to upload, please send them via mail (regular or express) to International Literacy Association, ILA Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark DE 19711.