JAMES E. ARMSTRONG AWARD
Retired Teachers Association of Chicago has
established this Award to honor those individuals who have demonstrated
to the Association, its goals and membership.
was the principal of Englewood
High School beginning in the 1880's and is
reputed to have originated several significant pedagogical innovations
Among many of his accomplishments was that he
co-authored (with James B. Norton, then principal of Lake View High
School) one of the most widely used high school chemistry lab manuals
of the time (see
this reference - please note that it is still available from Amazon).
James E. Armstrong was one of
the founders of RTAC in 1926. The initial organization was devoted to
the problems of
retired Chicago teachers and this continues to remain as our primary
RTAC member in good standing can nominate another member in good
standing to be acknowledged for his/her outstanding commitment,
dedication, and service to RTAC
1) A member in good standing who demonstrates consistent service over a
period of time to the operation or charitable outreach of RTAC.
2) A member in good standing who has demonstrated extended service that
helps move the organization forward.
submit the name(s) of your nominee(s) to the
Award Committee with a brief rationale for your selection(s).
should be submitted no later
than April 20, 2018 for consideration.
forms are available here:
Nomination Form (PDF – print, fill
out and e-mail it to us)
Nomination Form (Word/Works/Wordperfect/OpenOffice
– save, fill
out and e-mail to us)
James E. Armstrong Award Committee
111 N. Wabash Ave.
with the subject as ‘James E. Armstrong Award’
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