Connecticut Reading Association

The annual CRA Awards are back!

Celebrate and recognize the people and organizations in your life that promote literacy to students, teachers, families, and the community.

Nominate your colleagues for one of our 3 prestigious awards:


Submissions due March 30, 2018 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 8th!

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The Nicholas Criscuolo 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 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.