ILA Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher GrantSource
International Literacy AssociationDeadline
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, DCCluster(s)
Supports teachers who show outstanding leadership in translating theory and current research into practice in developing content area literacy.Eligibility
All applicants must be members of the International Literacy Association (ILA) and practicing pre- K–12 teachers with full time or permanent half time teaching responsibilities. (This includes librarians, Title I teachers, classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and resource teachers, but classroom teachers will be given preference). Applicants may apply as a collaborative group or individually. Applicants may apply for more than one ILA research grant but may only accept one research award per year. There must be a three-year span before past grant recipients can apply for another ILA Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant.