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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

Armin R. Schulz Literacy Award

Deadline: June 30. Nomination Form (PDF)

Purpose

This award was established in honor of the late Dr. Armin R. Schulz whose passion for literature inspired all that he touched. Of special interest to Dr. Schulz was literature that promoted social justice. With that in mind, the purpose of this award is to recognize a teacher who uses literature to teach or an author who writes books that promote social justice (which is viewed as promoting that all persons, irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, possessions, race, religion, etc., are to be treated equally and without prejudice).

Eligibility

Any California teacher who uses literature to teach or any author who writes books that promote social justice.

Criteria

Award

The recipient will:

Procedure

  1. CRA members submit names to local councils
  2. 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 (where appropriate)
  3. After reviewing all nominations, the Citations and Awards Committee shall submit the name of the proposed recipient to the CRA Board.
  4. The CRA Board of Directors has the final responsibility in the selection of the Armin R. Schulz Literacy Award.

Additional Information

Mail completed Nomination Form to CRA

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