2011 Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year to receive $10,000 for family literacy program

Do you know an educator devoted to family literacy? NCFL and Toyota are now accepting nominations for the 2011 Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year. This is the 15th year that Toyota has sponsored the award in conjunction with NCFL.

Nominate your candidate at www.famlit.org/ToyotaTeacher. Nominations are due Monday, January 31, 2011.

  • The online nomination form should be completed by the program director or coordinator.
  • It must include a statement of support for the nominated educator written by a parent/adult student.
  • Programs may nominate up to two educators.
  • The nominated educator cannot have been a finalist in the past three years.

The winner will receive $10,000 for his or her family literacy program and a free trip to the 2011 National Conference on Family Literacy in April 2011 in Louisville, Ky. Three finalists will receive a $500 scholarship for the conference.