Use these resources as you plan your activities forNCTE's 2010 Literacy Education Advocacy Day in Washington, DC (April 22) and Literacy Education Advocacy Month (March-April).
Literacy Education Advocacy Month Calendar
2010 NCTE Legislative Platform
Creating the Legislative Platform
See the recording of the March 16 "Advocacy for Everyday Teachers" online session where Susan Houser, Clarissa West-White, Shelbie Witte, and Millie Davis tells how easy it is to advocate for literacy education! Make sure to go to the Elluminate site and follow all three steps to ready your computer before clicking on the session.
Contacting Legislators, Spreading the Message
Seeing Legislators at Their Home Offices
Visiting Legislators' DC Offices
Contact Policymakers, Follow Legislation
Writing Op-Eds or Letters to the Editor
Speak to the Media and to Legislators
Tips and Success Stories
Stories Make It Personal
Teacher Advocacy: Teachers Speaking Up through Advocacy Day—and Other Grassroots Activities—We Can Make a Difference in Literacy Education
Inside NCTE Policy Work: Bringing Member Knowledge and Experience to Bear
A Quick Guide to Practicing Advocacy at Home
Florida Advocacy Day: It's Official!
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