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Elementary instructional coach receives literacy award

November 13, 2020 


Elementary instructional coach receives literacy award

Hayden honored for dedication to promoting literacy and love of reading


Gresham-Barlow School District elementary instructional coach Sarah Hayden, recently received the Celebrate Literacy Award from the Portland Reading Council and the International Literacy Association. 

The award recognizes organizations, institutions, and individuals that have made significant literacy contributions at the local level. Hayden was honored with this award for her dedication to promoting literacy, her lifelong love of reading which is instilled in others, and her significant contributions to literacy at the local level. 

The award also recognizes her for outstanding work in literacy education around the areas of professional practice, advocacy for literacy education and community involvement, leadership in professional development, and attention to diversity.  

Hayden officially received the award at the Celebrate Literacy Awards 2020 event held virtually on October 15, 2020.