Published in SEDL Letter Volume XIV, Number 3, December 2002, Putting Reading First

Wesley A. Hoover, Ph.D.
President and CEO

Joyce S. Pollard, Ed.D.
Director, Office of Institutional Communications

Leslie Asher Blair, M.A.

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EdPress Award: *This edition of SEDL Letter, Putting Reading First, won first place in the nationwide EdPress 2003 Distinguished Achievement Award competition for "One-Theme Issue" in adult publications. The edition won over such estimable competitors as the National Endowment of the Humanities. The magazine was judged on content, look, design, appropriateness of audience.