MCTE Awards

Each year, the Michigan Council of Teachers of English recognizes amazing English educators in our State with five distinct awards. Click on each award to learn more about the criteria and timelines, or to nominate a teacher.

The call for nominations for the 2024-2025 school year Is now closed.

Elementary Teacher of the Year

Charles Carpenter Fries Award

Middle School Teacher of the Year

Ray H. Lawson Award

High School Teacher of the Year

The Touchstone Award (discontinued)