Reading Recovery Teacher of Color Training Award Application

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Reading Recovery Teacher of Color Training Award

The Foundation for Struggling Readers of the Reading Recovery Council of North America is pleased to introduce the Teacher of Color Training Award for the 2021-2022 training year. The value of the award is $2,500 and will support the training of a Reading Recovery Teacher of Color.

The deadline to submit an application is Monday, June 14, 2021, at midnight, ET.

  • RRCNA Membership

  • Teacher Candidates must be active members of RRCNA.
  • Have you updated your membership profile in our new system? https://myonline.readingrecovery.org/welcome
  • School District and Site Information

  • Please describe all sources of financial support (local, state, federal, foundation, corporate, other) your district/consortium receives to support Reading Recovery training, professional development, equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Describe the academic need of the district/site that would be impacted by training a Reading Recovery Teacher. Your response should include data for students retained in first grade, referred to special education in first grade, and languages spoken within the district, if applicable, as well as other relevant indicators.
  • Describe the economic need of the community that would be impacted by training a Reading Recovery Teacher. Your response should include data for targeted assisted schools, children with free or reduced lunch, average household income, as well as other relevant indicators.
  • Teacher Candidate Information

  • Teacher Candidate Essay Responses

  • Attachments

  • A letter of support, signed by the Superintendent or Principal, including an endorsement of the candidate and a brief description of the district’s past experience with Reading Recovery or if the site is new, describe the research and planning that preceded the decision to initiate Reading Recovery.
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  • Please attach a letter from the admitting university trainer, endorsing the candidate and providing descriptive information that would be helpful in considering the applicant. The trainer must verify that the candidate has completed the application process required by the university training center, has conducted an interview with the candidate and that the trainer is satisfied with the ability of the candidate to be successful.
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  • Please upload a copy of your plan for the implementation of Reading Recovery, including information such as the schedule for beginning and sustaining the program for each school, training plan, etc., as well as a description of how Reading Recovery fits into the district’s existing comprehensive literacy plan.
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  • Teacher Agreement

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