Iowa Council of Teachers of English

Nominations & Awards

In the Spring of 2020, you will again be able to find hyperlinks to nomination forms here for ICTE awards. Nominations are due in Sept. 2020.

Barb Schubert Award

Congratulations to 2019 ICTE Barb Schubert Teacher of Excellence Award winner Mariah Reeves of Mount Vernon High School!

This award for a beginning teacher (0-4 years experience) recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional literacy interactions with students and families, utilizes a carefully-planned, rich curriculum, encourages and participates in professional collaboration, and implements innovative pedagogy.

(Recent winners of the Barb Schubert Award: Kristina Moore-2018, Zach Hackbarth-2017, Lauren Petri-2016, Ashlee Koedam-2015)

 

 

High School Teacher of Excellence Award

Congratulations to 2019 ICTE High School Teacher of Excellence, Tracy Tensen of Gilbert High School!

The High School Teacher of Excellence recipient demonstrates exceptional literacy interaction with students and families, utilizes a carefully-planned, rich curriculum, encourages and participates in professional collaboration, and implements innovative pedagogy. This award recognizes an excellent veteran (5+) high school language arts teacher.

(Recent winners of the High School Teacher of Excellence Award: Candace Berkley-2018, Allison Berryhill-2017, Kate Engelkes-2016)

 

Middle School Teacher of Excellence Award

Lisa Jane Gildenhaus
2018 ICTE Middle School Teacher of Excellence

This award recognizes an excellent veteran (5+) middle school language arts teacher who exemplifies exceptional literacy interaction with students and families, utilizes a carefully-planned, rich curriculum, encourages and participates in professional collaboration, and implements innovative pedagogy.

(Recent winners of the Middle School Teacher of Excellence Award: Lisa Jane Gildenhaus-2018, Sarah Knute-2017, Missy Springsteen-Haupt-2016)

 

 

Friend of Literacy Award 

Congratulations to 2019 ICTE Friend of Literacy Award recipient Heather Hope, Valley High School teacher-librarian!

Nominees for this award encourage exploration and engagement in literacy pursuits by donating time or financial support, removing barriers, and/or providing other sources.

(Recent winners of the Friend of Literacy Award: Megan Andersen-2017, Kirsten Hinders-2016, Ann Larkin Kurt-2015, Suzette Kragenbrink-2014)

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to 2019 ICTE Distinguished Service Award recipient Michelle Tremmel, who served as a senior lecturer and academic advisor
at Iowa State University
supervising student teachers. Tremmel is pictured with ICTE President Haley Moehlis and nominator Sarah Brown Wessling.

Distinguished Service Award (DSA)

This recipient is an instructional leader whose service to English/language arts has contributed significantly with local, regional, state, and/or national impact in his/her own school district, area education agency, college, or other institution. 

Past Service Award Recipients gather at the 2019 ICTE Fall Conference: Bradley Weidenaar, Anne Weir, Kirstey Ewald, Michelle Tremmel, Bob Tremmel, Donna Niday, and Sarah Brown Wessling.

(Recent winners of the Distinguished Service Award: Bradley Weidenaar-2018, Darin Johnson-2017, Kirstey Ewald-2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ICTE Fall Conference Scholarship

New to our conference? New to teaching? Know someone who is? Get financial assistance to attend the fall conference through our scholarship program: Nomination/Application Form

 

 

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Nominations & Awards