Model Literacy Award
Past Presidents' Memorial Award
Outstanding Administrative Leadership in Reading Award
Kay Mervar Outstanding Reading Educator Award
Deadline: December 1
Chair: Amy Sassano
Purpose: To recognize a classroom teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to excellence in reading instruction. Learn More
Fannie Stabenow Award for Outstanding Contribution to CCIRA
Colorado Young Writers' Award
Colorado Children's Book Award (CCBA)
Deadline: March 1
Chair: Marcie Haloin
Purpose: To encourage love of reading by conducting an annual contest in which the children of Colorado vote for their favorite picture book and their favorite junior novel.
Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award
Deadline: December 31
Chair: Dodie Ownes
Co-Chair: Kristin Roper
Purpose: The committee publicizes the Young Adult book award, publishes information about voting and nominating procedures, establishes criteria for eligibility, tabulates votes and nominations, and announces the winner.
Celebrate Literacy Award
Deadline: November 1
Chair: Janele Husband
Purpose: To recognize an individual, organization, or institution for significant contributions to literacy in a community, state or nation.