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

This grant is suspended until further notice pending available funding.

Recent recipients


Megan Drayton

Megan Drayton, South Carolina
Project: Inquiry Based Book Clubs to Promote Justice & Achievement



Kelly Palomeque


Keith Garvert


Charito G. Haines Drezek


Amy Sippert


Tammeka Foreman


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