Constance M. McCullough Award

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  • Funding for Science Teachers

Organization: 

International Reading Association (IRA)

Description: 

The International Reading Association sponsors the Constance McCullough Award to encourage international professional development activities. A cash prize will be awarded to an IRA member who is investigating reading-related problems in countries outside North America. Proposals must address at least one of the three goals of the association: advocacy, professional development, and/or emerging global issues. 1) Advocacy: The association seeks to promote universal access to literacy and to provide leadership in support of adequate funding for literacy programs on an international basis. 2) Professional Development: The association seeks to enhance and improve professional development of literacy educators on an international basis. 3) Emerging Global Issues: The association seeks to identify and provide leadership on globally significant literacy issues such as access to primary education, access to current materials, and assessment of literacy levels. Visit the IRA website for complete program guidelines, information about past grant recipients, and application instructions. Eligibility: Any IRA member is eligible to submit a proposal for professional development activities undertaken in countries outside North America. Deadlines: June 30th, 2015

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