Random House, Inc., in cooperation with the National Council of Teachers of English, is proud to announce the launch of The Random House Foundation, Inc. Teacher Awards for Literacy.  These newly created awards honor educators’ innovative ideas in the field of literacy education.   Three cash prizes will be awarded to help further or implement innovative practices in reading in K-12 classrooms.

Legendary educator Jonathan Kozol (author of the forthcoming Fire in the Ashes) will present the inaugural awards at the annual 2012 NCTE convention on Friday, November 16th.   The deadline for submissions is September 1st, 2012.  For more information, including the complete award guidelines and application, go to: http://www.randomhouse.com/teacherawards/