Teacher

Awards

Teacher of the Year

 

This award is presented by FCTE to the outstanding classroom teacher of English in the State of Florida. Two finalists may receive Excellence in the Teaching of English awards. Awards are made at the Spring Professional Development Institute general session. Nominations may be made by a teacher’s administrator, supervisor, colleague, or fellow FCTE member. The teacher must be one whose achievements will serve as a professional model.

 

1. Must be currently employed as a full-time classroom teacher of English in a Florida school.

2. Must have taught in Florida for a minimum of five (5) years.

3. Must be a member of FCTE.

4. Must have demonstrated excellence in teaching throughout his/her teaching career.

 

This teacher should be widely recognized as an English teacher who:

    a. sets appropriate goals and challenges students to meet them.

    b. designs instructional programs and materials that are both scholarly and creative.

    c. demonstrates a deep commitment to students and the teaching profession.

 

Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/W8VhDT2rvjCNHbVc2

Must include a Resume, Essay response, Picture, and
Letters of recommendation.

NOMINATIONS DUE by NOVEMBER 30th

Beginning Teacher of the Year

This award is presented by FCTE to the outstanding beginning classroom teacher of English in the State. Two finalists may receive Excellence in the Teaching of English awards. Awards are made at the Spring Institute general session. Nominations may be made by a teacher’s administrator. supervisor, colleague, or fellow FCTE member. The teacher must be one whose achievements will serve as a professional model.

 

1. Must be currently employed as a full-time classroom teacher of English in a Florida school.

2. Must have five or less years of teaching experience.

3. Must be a member of FCTE.

4. Must have demonstrated excellence in teaching throughout his/her teaching career.

 

This teacher should be widely recognized as an English teacher who:

    a. sets appropriate goals and challenges students to meet them.

    b. designs instructional programs and materials that are both scholarly and creative.

    c. demonstrates a deep commitment to students and the teaching profession.

 

Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/Rf37xIaeCDHDInlK2

 

Must include a Resume, Essay response, Picture, and Letters of recommendation.

NOMINATIONS DUE by NOVEMBER 30th

Honor Award

 

The honor award is given to a long-standing FCTE member who has given notable service to advance the teaching of the language arts.

1. Must have been a member of FCTE for ten (10) or more years.

2. Must have have given evidence of leadership, such as holding office in FCTE or a local Council Affiliate of FCTE, served on a national or state committee, or written something that has impacted the state.

3. Must have worked to further the interests of FCTE, as evidenced by attendance at the FCTE Professional Development Institutes and/or NCTE Conferences.

4. Must have secured the respect of co-workers and fellow professionals.

 

Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/Gmk2vOQVfPDBknWB3

Must include a Resume, Picture, and Letter of recommendation.

NOMINATIONS DUE by NOVEMBER 30th

Nancy McGee Preservice Award

Given for the first time in 1992, one award is presented annually by FCTE to recognize promising preservice teachers of the English language arts. In honor of 1989 FCTE President Dr. Nancy McGee whose passion and dedication was always for her English Education students. The $250 award is intended to enable a preservice teacher to attend the annual PDI.

1. Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program for English Education.

2. Must be or become a member of FCTE.

3. Must have demonstrated excellence in his/her program.

4. Must have earned the respect of classmates and professors.

5. Must use the scholarship money to attend the FCTE Professional Development Institute.

 

Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/mxIoqo7PhIgRVVU12

Must include an Essay, Picture, and Letter of recommendation.

NOMINATIONS DUE by NOVEMBER 30th

Jean Stallings Memorial Grant

Given for the first time in 1998, this grant is presented by FCTE to honor teachers who exemplify the vision, dedication, integrity, and talent that Jean herself possessed.  It is presented to an FCTE member/classroom teacher who presents an innovative idea at the annual Professional Development Institute. 

 

Apply: When submitting a proposal for the annual PDI.