Literacy Education Advocacy Day in Washington, DC (April 28, 2011)
Literacy Education Advocacy Month (March-April)
2011 NCTE Education Policy Platform
Creating the Legislative Platform
See the recording of the "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.
Seeing Legislators at Their Home Offices
Visiting Legislators' DC Offices
Tips for Speaking with Legislators
Tips for Writing to Elected Officials
Contacting Your Legislators by Phone
Contact Policymakers, Follow Legislation
Writing Op-Eds or Letters to the Editor
Speak to the Media and to Legislators
Tips for Speaking with the Media
Sending a News Release to the Media
Go Out, Get Involved, and Make a Difference
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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