Awards & Grants

ILA Technology and Literacy Award

The International Literacy Association (ILA) Technology and Literacy Award honors educators in grades K–12 who are making an outstanding and innovative contribution to the use of technology in reading education. All entrants must be educators who work directly with students ages 5–18 for all or part of the working day.

This award honors one (1) overall winner and up to seven (7) regional winners (including Canada and International).

Deadline: January 15


Recent recipients


Marique Daugherty

Grand Recipient:
Marique Daugherty, Slough, United Kingdom

Regional Recipients:
Brian Cook, Salisbury, MD
Patricia Daniels, Greenbrier, AR



Grand Recipients:
Sara Hamerla
Kaity Kao


Grand Recipients:
Libby Curran
Carolyn Fortuna

Regional Recipients:
Great Lakes: Bonnie Hoffman
International: Sheila Marie Koch Jurke
Southeast: Amy Blowers
Southwest: Amy Cantrell
West: Elizabeth Gomez


Grand Recipient: Stephanie Laird

Regional Recipients:
Great Lakes: Bonnie Hoffman
International: Ah-Young Song
West: Amy Page


Grand Recipient: Stephanie Thompson

Regional Recipients:
East: Lauren Bakian
Southeast: Monica Prather
West: Peter Count

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