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Nominate an outstanding SPS reading teacher for 2019 Turner Reading Awards

Turner Reading Winners 2018

The Foundation for Springfield Public Schools is currently taking nominations for the 2019 Turner Reading Awards. The Turner Reading Awards annually recognizes five outstanding reading teachers within Springfield Public Schools.  

This will mark the 18th year for the Turner Reading Awards, established and supported by the Turner family of Springfield. The awards include a cash prize for all five winning teachers and their schools.  Teachers are rewarded who show excellence in teaching reading and literature in the classroom and instill in students a love of learning to read. Full nomination criteria and the Turner Reading Award nomination form are posted on the 2019 Turner Reading Awards page.   

Nominations will be accepted from anyone in the community. The nomination deadline is Feb. 1, 2019. The Turner Reading Awards are managed and administered by the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools. For more information contact the Foundation office at 417.523.0144.