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You might be thinking, "Advocacy isn't for me!" Yet, there are many ways you can make a difference. Join NCTE in celebrating Literacy Education Advocacy Month by doing just one little thing to support literacy education in March or April.

MARCH





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Watch the archive copy of the "Advocacy for the Everday Teacher" session

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Share this  Literacy Education Advocacy Calendar 
with a colleague

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Learn How NCTE Takes Positions on Literacy Education Issues

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Read NCTE's 2011 Legislative Platform

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Register for NCTE's Literacy Education Advocacy Day

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Can't come to DC? See these ideas for simple advocacy activities you can do at home

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Look up all of your elected officials (local to national) on Congress.org

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Read our tips on visting your Member of Congress while they're at home doe spring recess.
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Call the home offices of your Members of Congress to schedule a visit while they're at home for spring recess.
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Read Clarissa West-White's article on starting a statewide advocacy day

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Send details about Literacy Education Advocacy Day to a colleague

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Watch Clarissa West-White's  video account of her visit to Washington, DC, for Literacy Advocacy Day

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Think of a story describing how your students and your teaching are represented in the Platform

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Read our tips on visting your Member of Congress while they're at home March 29-April 9


 

APRIL




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Watch the archive copy of the "Advocacy for the Everday Teacher" session

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Review the  Literacy Education Advocacy Calendar

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Send the Literacy Education Advocacy Calendar to a colleague 

 

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Watch Clarissa West-White's video account of her visit to Washington, DC, for Literacy Advocacy Day

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It's not too late to register for NCTE's Literacy Education Advocacy Day

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Can't come to DC? See these ideas for simple advocacy activities you can do at home 

 

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Read NCTE's  Literacy Education Advocacy Day talking points 

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Forward NCTE's Literacy Education Advocacy Day talking points to a colleague

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Watch the archive copy of the "Advocacy for the Everday Teacher" session

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Learn How NCTE Takes Positions on Literacy Education Issues

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Read Clarissa West-White's article on starting a statewide advocacy day

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Watch the archive copy of the "Advocacy for the Everday Teacher" session
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Watch the archive copy of the "Advocacy for the Everday Teacher" session


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Make plans for next year's Literacy Education Advocacy Month and Advocacy Day on April 19


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Literacy Education Advocacy Day

If you attended Advocacy Day, please send NCTE your report

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Tell us what you did to advocate for literacy education during Literacy Education Advocacy Month by completing this short survey

 

 

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