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OONA MARIE ABRAMS (2018)

Editor, English Leadership Quarterly

Chatham High School, NJ

  • Assessment
  • Technology
  • Curriculum
 

STEVEN ALVAREZ (2018)

Author, Community Literacies en confianza: Learning from Bilingual After-School Programs

St. John's University, Queens, NY

  • Bilingual Learning
  • Foodways Studies
  • Literacy Studies
 

JONATHAN ALEXANDER (2019)

Editor, College Composition and Communication

Author, On Multimodality: New Media in Composition Studies

University of California, Irvine

  • Publishing in an NCTE Journal -- CCC
  • Composition and Writing Studies, including Digital Media
  • Sexuality Studies and Multicultural Rhetorics
 

JEFF ANDELORA (2018)

NCTE Executive Committee,  TYCA Chair

Mesa Community College, AZ

  • Two-Year College English
 

JEAN BOREEN (2018)

Chair, Standing Committee on Affiliates

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff

  • Mentoring Beginning Teachers
  • Working with Affiliates
  • Young Adult Literature
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SALLY BROWN (2019)

Co-editor, Talking Points

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro

  • Whole Language Practices
  • Early Childhood Literacy
  • Young English Learners
 

CAROLYN CALHOON-DILLAHUNT (2018)

NCTE Executive Committee, CCCC Chair

Yakima Valley College, WA

  • Basic Writing/FYW
  • Two-Year Colleges
  • Higher Education Policy
 

JOCELYN A. CHADWICK
(2019)

NCTE Executive Committee, President

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Arlington, MA

  • Integrated Curriculum Design, Innovative Reading and Writing
  • Challenged Literature and Classical and Modern Rhetoric
  • Blended Canonical and Modern Literature with Humanities

 

 

AURELIA DAVILA DE SILVA (2019)

NCTE Executive Committee, Middle Representative-at-Large

San Antonio, TX

  • Biliteracy/Bicultural Development
  • Community Involvement through Cuentos/Storytelling
  • Middle School and High School Writing Support
 

DEBORAH DEAN
(2018)

Author,Strategic Writing: The Writing Process and Beyond in the Secondary English Classroom

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 
  • Writing Instruction
  • Using Picture Books to Teach Writing
  • Using Writer's Notebooks to Engage Writers
 
 

TOBY EMERT (2019)

Chair, Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusivity

Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

  • LGBTQ+ Issues in English Education/the Classroom
  • Arts-Based Research and Instructional Strategies for the ELA Classroom
  • Inclusive Curricula/Policy Issues Related ti Inclusivity
 

MATHEW ESPINOSA (2018)

Chair, Language Collaborative

Sacramento City Unified School District, CA

  • English Language Learners
  • Language/Grammar Teaching
  • Educational Equity for Linguistically Diverse Populations
 

CATHY FLEISCHER

Series Editor, Principles in Practice

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti

  • Everyday Advocacy
  • Disciplinary Writing
  • Teacher Research
 

JENNA FOURNEL

Communications and Alliance Strategist

NCTE/DC Office, Washington, DC

  • Capacity Building
  • Creating Compelling Education Change Messages
  • Overview of NCTE Organizational Activities
 

HANNAH R. GERBER (2018)

Chair, Contemporary Literacies Collaborative

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

  • Video Games and Literacy
  • Digital Literacies and Adolescents
  • Digital Literacies in Transitional Democracies (Arab Spring and Other Young Movements)
 

DAVID and JULIE GORLEWSKI (2018)

Co-editors, English Journal

David; D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY

 

Julie; SUNY New Paltz, NY

  • Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Teaching Writing; Reading/Writing Workshop

 

 

  • Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Teaching Writing; Reading/Writing Workshop
 

PAULA GREATHOUSE (2020)

Chair, Standing Committee Against Censorship

Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville

  • Young Adult Literature
  • Remedial Reading and At Risk Adolescents
  • Censorship
 

ROXANNE HENKIN (2019)

NCTE Executive Committee, WLU President

University of Texas at San Antonio

  • Confronting Bullying through Literacy
  • Teaching Writing
  • Critical and Multimodal Literacies
 

MELISSA IANETTA (2022)

Editor, College English

University of Delaware, Newark

  • Writing Centers
  • Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies
  • Publishing in Writing Studies, Including Classroom-Based Research
 

TARA STAR JOHNSON (2020)

Editor, English Education

Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN

  • Writing for Journal Publications
  • Educator Sexual Misconduct
  • Preservice Teacher Education

 

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SARA KAJDER (2021)

Co-editor, Voices from the Middle

University of Georgia, Athens

 

SHELBIE WITTE (2021)

Co-editor, Voices from the Middle

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

 

  • Supporting Teachers in Building Their Writing Identities
  • Work in Writing for Publication
  • Adolescent Literacy
  • 21st Century Literacies and Skills
  • Teacher and Librarian Collaboration
  • Supporting Teachers in Building Their Writing Identities
  • Work in Writing for Publication
  • Adolescent Literacy
  • 21st Century Literacies and Skills
  • Teacher and Librarian Collaboration
 

MATTHEW KIM (2019)

Chair, LGBTQ Advisory Committee

Eagle Hill School, Hardwick, MA

  • Teaching and Learning with LGBTQ K-12 and Postsecondary Students
  • Developing Queer Pedagogies in High School and College
  • Creating and Sustaining Inclusive Learning Spaces
 

EMILY KIRKPATRICK

NCTE Executive Director

NCTE Headquarters, Urbana, IL

  • Leadership
  • NCTE Overview and Look Inside New Initiatives

DEBORAH MACPHEE (2019)

Co-editor, Talking Points

Illinois State University, Normal

  • Literacy Coaching
  • Learning Literacy through Content--Integrated Units of Study in Elementary Cchool
  • Reading/Writing Workshops
 

MELINDA MCBEE ORZULAK (2018)

Author, Understanding Language:Supporting ELL Students in Responsive ELA Classrooms

Bradley University, Peoria, IL 
  • Responsiveness to Linguistic Diversity
  • Culturally-Affirming Multilingual Classrooms
  • Teaching English Language Learners
 
 

PEGGY O'NEILL (2019)

Chair, Standing Committee on Literacy Assessment

Loyola University, Baltimore, MD

  • Writing Assessment (Practice an dTheory, Largescale Classroom-Based)
  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Transition from High School to College Writing
 

SHANNON PELLA (2018)

Co-Author, Beyond "Teaching the Test": Rethinking Accountability and Assessment for English Language Learners

California State University, Sacramento

  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Teaching English Language Learners
  • Collaborative and Inquiry-Based Professional Development
 

ROBERT PETRONE (2018)

Co-Author, Rethinking the "Adolescent" in Adolescent Literacy

Montana State University, Bozeman

  • Youth Literacies
  • Teaching English
  • English Teacher Education
 

ROCHELLE (SHELLEY) RODRIGO (2019)

NCTE Executive Committee, College Section Steering Committee Chair

University of Arizona, Tucson

  • Online/Digitally Mediated Teaching and Learning
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Multimodal/Media Writing/Composing
 

RAUL SANCHEZ (2018)

Author, Inside the Subject: A Theory of Identity for the Study of Writing

University of Florida, Gainesville

  • Composition's Disciplinarity
  • Theory and Methodology
  • Culture and Decoloniality
 

LESLIE SEAWRIGHT (2018)

Author, Genre of Power: Police Report Writers and Readers of the Justice System

Missouri State University, Springfield

  • Technical and Professional Writing
  • Writing in Transnational Education
  • Genre Awareness/Expectations

 

MICHAEL SHAW (2018)

Chair, Reading Collaborative

St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY

  • All Aspects of Teaching Literacy Development
  • Teaching Struggling Readers
  • Teaching Close Reading
 

FRANKI SIBBERSON (2020)

NCTE Executive Committee, President-Elect

Dublin City Schools, OH

  • Digital Literacy in Grades 3-8
  • Reading and Writing Workshop
  • New Books K-6
 

SANDRA L. TARABOCHIA (2018)

Author, Reframing the Relational: A Pedagogical Ethic for Cross-Curricular Literacy Work

University of Oklahoma, Norman

  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Interdisciplinary Communication/Collaboration about (Teaching) Writing
  • Professional Development of Faculty as Writers and Teachers of Writing
 

VALERIE TAYLOR (2018)

NCTE Executive Committee, Secondary Representative-at-Large

Westlake High School, Austin, TX

  • Writing Workshop in Secondary Classrooms
  • Response to Texts
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Inquiry and Questioning Strategies for Teachers and Students
 

KATHY WHITMORE (2018)

NCTE Executive Committee, Elementary Section Steering Committee Chair

University of Louisville, KY

  • Early Literacy Learning and Teaching
  • Early Childhood/Elementary
  • Inquiry Curriculum Development, Pre-K-8
  • Authentic Literacy Assessment
 

LEAH ZUIDEMA (2018)

NCTE Executive Committee, Vice President

Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

  • Being/Becoming a Teacher-Writer
  • Starting and Sustaining a Writing Group
  • Advocacy Blogging

 

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