JoBeth Allen Receives 2012 NCTE Outstanding Educator Award

Posted November 2012

JoBeth Allen, professor of language and literacy within theCollege of Education at the University of Georgia and faculty member in writing at Bread Loaf in 1997 and 2001, is the recipient of the 2012 NCTE Outstanding Educator in the English Language Arts Award.

The award recognizes a distinguished national or international educator who has made major contributions to the field of language arts in elementary education. Professor Allen conducts critical action research and is particularly interested in the implications for students struggling with reading and writing. She has long been involved with the NCTE Cultivating New Voices among Scholars of Color program.