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Annual Convention Speakers

The 2016 NCTE Annual Convention features a multitude of amazing authors, educators, and presenters. Here we list some of the larger events where featured speakers are scheduled to appear:

General Sessions

Click on the pictures below to learn more about the speakers and when they will be appearing. 

Diane RavitchDoug HesseMeg MedinaJason Reynoldse.E. Charlton-Trujillo
G. NeriSharon DraperIbtisam Barakat Ta-Nehisi CoatesBrad Meltzer

Section Events

Whether you work in the Elementary, Middle, Secondary, or College realm - you're in for a treat at this year's Convention. Incredible speakers can be found at special events for every section. These are just a few of the folks on the program.

Kwame Alexander

Bess Altwerger
Sara Ahmed
Antero Garcia
Laurie Halse Anderson

Juan Guerra

Carmen Tafolla

Duncan Tonatiuh

Rich Wallace

Sandra Neil Wallace


Luncheons and Breakfasts

The following speakers will be featured at meal events throughout the Convention. Additional tickets are required to attend breakfast and luncheon events. Visit the convention registration form for meal ticket pricing.

Theater seating will be available in breakfast and luncheon rooms for anyone wishing to hear the speakers without attending the meal.

Andrew Aydin

Deborah Brandt

Don Brown

Leila Christenbury

Jocelyn Chadwick

Mignon Fogarty

S.E. Hinton

Christopher Myers

Nate Powell

Neal Shusterman

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