Established in 1988 to honor distinguished Californians whose contributions through scholarship, research, authorship and/or leadership have had a significant and lasting impact on reading improvement.
Established in 1973 and named in honor of the late Superintendent of Oakland Public Schools, it is given to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to reading-language arts in our state.
Established in 2012 in honor of Dr. Schulz to recognize a teacher who uses literature to teach or an author who writes books that promote social justice.
Presented to a member of the California Reading Association who merits recognition for outstanding service to the organization.
Recognizes positive influences to education in California by a policymaker who has made a significant contribution to literacy.
Selected to represent all Celebrate Literacy Award winners at the annual conference.
Recognizes CRA Councils for council programming which is innovative or provides outstanding service to the local community.
Area 2 - Placer Area Reading Council: Camp Read A Lot
Area 3 - Alameda County Reading Assn: Extreme Classroom Makeover: Practical Principles of Feng Shui
Area 4 - San Joaquin County Reading Association: Read Around the Library
Established in 1981 to recognize CRA members who have made an outstanding contribution to literacy in their area.
Recognizes students for their love of reading and their commitment to reading books as expressed in an essay.
K - 2 Winner - Nakia Gooder, Bel Air Elementary
3 - 5 Winner - La Nyah'a Horton, Crestline Elementary
6 - 8 Winner - Trevor Mauk, Barstow Jr. High School
Recognizes the literacy efforts and contributions made by individuals, clubs, organizations and businesses in a local reading council’s immediate community.
CRA is proud to support the quality
American Literacy Corporation
$2000 "Outstanding Contributions to Literacy" award
$500 to CRA Council that nominates a winning K-8 educator
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