The Jack Cassidy Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Jack Cassidy is a Professor Emeritus at Millersville University in Pennsylvania. He is known for his work on literacy trends and issues as exemplified by his yearly column in Reading Today, “What’s Hot, What’s Not.” He is a former President of the International Reading Association and the College Reading Association and is the co-founder of the Texas Association of Literacy Association. His hard work and dedication is appreciated by TALE, and this award, named in his honor, is designed to recognize individuals who support literacy education in the state of Texas. This award is presented to any teacher-- public, elementary, secondary, or university level-- who has demonstrated exemplary service in this field.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2023-2024 recipient.
Guidelines for Selection of Recipient:
1. Nominees must have made significant contributions in the area of literacy education in the form of scholarship, teaching, and professional service.
2. Nominees must have made a significant contribution to TALE and the education profession.
3. Nominees must be a member of TALE.
Nominations will be accepted from current TALE members. To nominate an individual for TALE's 2023-2024 Jack Cassidy Distinguished Service Award, please complete the following electronic submission form:
Nominations will be accepted through January 5, 2024 at 11:59 PM.
Rosalind Horowitz, 2017-2018