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Registration: Noon–6:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Exhibit Booth: Noon–6:00 p.m.
Preconvention Sessions: 2:30–3:45 p.m.
Join these interactive sessions to explore a wide range of topics across K–college. There is no additional registration fee for these sessions!
Section Get-Togethers: 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Opening Mixer: 6:00–6:30 p.m.
This is an Opening Celebration you won’t want to miss! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, while visiting with old friends and meeting new ones.
Thursday General Session: 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Television, stage, and screen star Tony Danza will open this year's convention with an absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Philadelphia's Northeast High School.
Registration: 7:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Exhibit Booth: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
First-Timers Breakfast: 7:00–8:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Random House Teacher Award for Literacy with presentation by Tony Danza.
Friday General Session: 8:00–9:15 a.m.
Start off the morning with the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community, a cutting-edge multicultural artistic program for incoming students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Morning Sessions: 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (More than 100 sessions)
Exhibit Hall: Noon–6:00 p.m.
Ticketed Luncheons: 12:30–2:15 p.m.
Afternoon Sessions: 12:30-5:15 p.m. (More than 160 sessions)
Annual Business/Board of Directors Meeting: 5:30–7:00 p.m.
Join NCTE leaders as they report on the Council's activities.
College Celebration and Reception: 7:00 p.m.
Featuring speaker Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt
Cultural Celebration and Social Event: 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Presented by the Black and Latino Caucuses and sponsored by Michigan State University's Center for Applied Inclusive Teaching and Learning in Arts and Humanities.
Ticketed Breakfast: 7:00–9:15 a.m.
Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE (ALAN), featuring Walter Dean Myers.
Registration: 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Exhibit Booth: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Morning Sessions: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (More than 100 sessions)
Ticketed Luncheons: 12:30–2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Sessions: 1:15-5:30 p.m. (More than 100 sessions)
Special Interest Group Sessions: 5:45–7:00 p.m.
Ticketed Breakfasts: 7:30–9:15 a.m.
Registration: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Exhibit Booth: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall: 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Sunday Sessions: 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (More than 60 sessions)
Sunday General Session: 10:00–11:15 a.m.
Sandy Hayes will deliver her Presidential Address.