NCTE_croppedRandom House announced the recipients of its first annual Random House Teacher Awards for Literacy at a special event held during last month’s NCTE meeting in Las Vegas, NV. The winners are:

Mary Andrews – First Place $10,000 Grant Recipient, Early Literacy Specialist, Estes Hill Elementary School – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Margo Nauert – $5,000 Grant Recipient, Sixth Grade Teacher, Jay Stream Middle School – Carol Stream, Illinois

Lisa Muller – $2,500 Grant Recipient, English Teacher, Castle High School – Newburgh, Indiana

Photos from the event, which included an address from National Council of Teachers of English President-Elect Sandy Hayes, may be found here.

More information about the awards, including the 2013 application and program guidelines, may be found here. Application submission deadline is September 1, 2013.