ADMINISTRATOrs in READING AWARD
This award is presented to an administrator who has demonstrated exemplary support of reading programs in his/her New Mexico community.
Suggested Guidelines for Submission
1. Candidates should be nominated either by a New Mexico council or New Mexico IRA member.
2. The candidate must have an administrative license and hold an administrative position, either at the district level or at a site
level, i.e. Superintendent, Title I Director, principal, etc.
3. Candidates can be suggested due to their direct involvement and influence within their district or school in the following
a. Leadership in organization and/or implementation of literacy programs within the school environment.
b. Descriptions of any informal education activities of a social, cultural, economic, or political nature in which literacy and related activities that the candidate has implemented, directed or influenced have been highlighted.
c. Documentation of improved students’ performance on assessments and/or student/school/ community participation in literacy activities (data).
4. The following information should be submitted to the screening committee for each nomination:
a. Name, address, phone number, type of administrative license, district of employment and name of school (if applicable) of the nominee
b. Name of NMILA council or member making the nomination with contact information
c. Description of the contributions to literacy on which the nomination is based (not more than three pages)
d. Results of the nominee’s contributions to their district, school and/or community
Postmark by February 15
PO Box 35816
Albuquerque, NM 87176-5816
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