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Awards & Grants

ILA Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant

The International Literacy Association (ILA) Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant is a US$2,500 annual grant that honors an outstanding K–8 classroom teacher dedicated to improving and enriching the teaching and learning of purposeful reading and writing across the curriculum. At least 60 percent of the school's students must qualify for free or reduced lunch. The grant may not be used for purchase of commercial programs or technology hardware. Applicants must be ILA members.

Supported by Regie Routman

Deadline: June 1, 2020



Recent recipients


Kelly Palomeque

Kelly Palomeque, Riverside Elementary School, Fond du Lac, WI



Keith Garvert


Charito G. Haines Drezek


Amy Sippert


Tammeka Foreman


For additional information, contact ILAAwards@reading.org.