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Faces of Advocacy

2016 NCTE Annual Convention

Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia
November 17-20, 2016
Workshops: November 17, 20-22

When we hear the word "advocacy" in connection to our profession, every one of us—teachers, instructors, professors, researchers, writers—has a different definition of what that means. There are people who might think that this only has to do with talking to senators and representatives in government about affecting changes on a state or national level. While this is certainly a part of advocacy, it is not the only piece of advocacy that this Convention wishes to explore.

Click here to read the full call for program proposals from Program Chair Susan Houser.

You can also learn more about the ideas behind this convention theme in the following video, in which Shekema Silveri, NCTE Secondary Section Representative-at-Large, interviews Susan Houser.


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