Descriptions of IN-NELL
Awards and Recognitions
Teacher of the Year: An outstanding world language teacher who teaches grades Pre-K-8 and is deserving of organizational and peer recognition based on classroom achievement and student enthusiasm and success in the acquisition of a world language.
Distinguished Service: An individual who has made significant contributions to the world language community supporting Pre-K-8 programs or an individual who has had a profound effect on the professional preparation of world language teachers.
Spirit of IN-NELL: An individual who does NOT teach a world language Pre-K-8, but supports, participates and lets others know of the value that IN-NELL activities, workshops and conferences provide for the world language community and beyond.
Ambassador: An individual who has supported IN-NELL and/or NNELL beyond state borders. The individual may have come from abroad and made significant contributions, or come from within IN-NELL and carried the organization's mission beyond state boundaries.
Master Teacher: An individual whose professional contributions to Pre-K-8 world language teachers and to the world language community at large have been significant and consistent throughout his/her professional career.
Friend of IN-NELL: An individual or an organization that has consistently supported IN-NELL activities, workshops and conferences, usually, but not exclusively, an exhibitor.
Leader of Leaders Award: An individual who is appreciated for significant and broad-ranging contributions to IN-NELL and all other World Language and Global Learning Communities.