Nominate An Unsung Hero Today!

The Connecticut Reading Association would like to celebrate those among us who give tirelessly to promote literacy. These heroes, our dedicated friends and colleagues, work in our schools, districts and even our neighborhoods. For your consideration CRA is pleased to offer three awards to recognize administrators, educators and organizations. It is easy to nominate an unsung hero today!

Submit your nominations online – click the name of the award/s below that you’d like to nominate someone for!

Submissions are due by March 1, 2020!

  • The Nicholas Criscuolo Reading Award for Administrators recognizes an individual who is currently serving as an administrator (reading administrator, superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal curriculum director, etc.) This individual demonstrates a sincere commitment to reading/language arts education through administrative efforts.
  • The CRA Outstanding Reading Educator Award recognizes an individual who holds certification in reading and demonstrates leadership by keeping well-informed of and promoting new developments in curriculum, instruction and research. The individual demonstrates a contribution to the profession characterized by exceptional service at the school, local or state level.
  • The ILA Celebrate Literacy Award recognizes organizations, institutions and individuals that have made significant literary contributions at the local, state, or provincial level.