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The California Reading Association Dedicated to Literacy for Over Fifty Years The California Reading Association Dedicated to Literacy for Over Fifty Years The California Reading Association Dedicated to Literacy for Over Fifty Years Marcus Foster Memorial Award
Deadline: May 1
Nomination Form (PDF) Purpose
To recognize outstanding contributions to reading in California. This award was established in 1973 to honor the late Dr. Marcus Foster, Superintendent of Schools in Oakland.
Any teacher, administrator, or author who has made significant and outstanding contribution to reading throughout California.
The nominee´s contribution to reading in California.
The effect of these contributions in enhancing the cause of reading throughout California by relating to the well-being of students, educators, and/or parents.
The nominee´s superiority over all potential nominees throughout the state.
The recipient will:
Receive an individual plaque presented at the CRA Conference.
Have his/her name added to a permanent plaque on display in the CRA office.
Be honored at an appropriate function at the CRA Conference.
CRA members submit names to local councils.
Each local council may submit one nomination by:
filling out the nomination form.
writing a letter in support of the nominee.
providing an up-to-date resume on the nominee's background, education, professional experience, and publications
After reviewing all nominations, the Citations and Awards Committee shall submit the name of the proposed recipient to the CRA Board.
The CRA Board of Directors has the final responsibility in the selection of the Marcus Foster Award recipient.
Mail completed Nomination Form to
The California Reading Association
638 Camino De Los Mares, Ste. H130/476 San Clemente, CA 98673 Tel: 949-547-6664 Fax: 949-481-8163 Copyright © 2011-2018 California Reading Association Another cleverInsite