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​AWARDS

Please take a minute to read over the awards given out by SCCTE and nominate a colleague. Nominees will be considered for awards at the 2024 conference. Nominations must be received by January 6, 2024

SCCTE Leadership Development Award (Rising Rookie Award)

Purpose: SCCTE wishes to recognize and celebrate outstanding new members of the organization.

Who Can Participate: All members of SCCTE and NCTE who have been members and teachers for no more than 5 years.

Number of Awards: One individual will be selected and recognized.

Award Specifics: Each recipient will be recognized at the SCCTE annual conference in January and will receive a certificate.
Award Details: The award recipient will be chosen based on his/her professional accomplishments, engagement in the field of English Language Arts teaching, and demonstrated potential for professional growth and leadership.

Richard Riley SCCTE Award for English/Language Arts

Purpose: SCCTE wishes to recognize and celebrate classroom teachers who display outstanding service to our profession.

Who Can Participate: All teachers of ELA who are SCCTE members.

Number of Awards: One individual from the state will be selected and recognized.

Award Details: Each recipient will be recognized at the SCCTE annual convention in January and will receive a certificate.

SCCTE Outstanding Administrator's Award

Purpose: SCCTE wishes to recognize and celebrate administrators who provide outstanding encouragement in support of English Language Arts programs in the district or school.

Who Can Participate: All administrators who are SCCTE members serving classroom teachers

Number of Awards: Annually, one individual from the state will be selected and recognized

Award Details: Each recipient will be recognized at the SCCTE annual conference in January and will receive a certificate.

SCCTE Secondary Section High School Teacher of Excellence​

Purpose: The Secondary Section of SCCTE wishes to recognize and celebrate high school classroom teachers. SCCTE's selection will be entered into the NCTE's Secondary Section Teacher of Excellence award program.

Who Can Participate: High school English teachers in the state of South Carolina who are members of SCCTE and NCTE.

Number of Awards: Annually, one individual from the state will be selected and entered into the NCTE's Secondary Section Teacher of Excellence program.
Award Details: Each recipient will be recognized at the SCCTE annual convention in January and will receive a certificate from SCCTE.

SCCTE Literacy Champion Award

Purpose: SCCTE wishes to recognize and celebrate a “literacy champion” who provides outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in his or her school or district. In addition, the award winner shares his or her knowledge of best practices in combating illiteracy and works to increase literacy awareness.

Who Can Participate: All media specialists, literacy coaches, or instructional coaches who are members of SCCTE.

Number of Awards: Annually one individual from the state will be selected and recognized.
Award Details: Each recipient will be recognized at the SCCTE annual conference in January and will receive a certificate.

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