The Black Caucus of NCTE/CCCC is an advocacy group of Black English language arts educators and scholars who are involved in the teaching and learning of communication skills. The Black Caucus:
- Promotes and supports positive images and meaningful status, i.e. involvement and key leadership roles, for Black professional English language arts educators in NCTE, CCCC, and the profession at large.
- Initiates and supports resolutions and position statements that result in a broader understanding of language, composition, and literature.
- Maintains a network of Black educators whose interests include appropriate teaching methodologies and practices that foster success for Black teachers and students in language, composition, and literature.
Upcoming Events & Awards
African American Read-In
One of the many sponsored projects of the Black Caucus is the highly successful African American Read-In. Click here to learn how you can get involved!
Barksdale Turner Scholarship in African American/Black Literature
Congratulations Kendra Mitchell, Florida State University, Tallahassee on being selected by the Black Caucus as the 2011 recipient of the Barksdale Turner Scholarship in African American/Black Literature.
Dr. Elaine Richardson
Professor of Literacy Studies
The Ohio State University
Mila M. Fuller
Deputy Executive Director
National Council of Teachers of English