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.
--Dr. Elaine Richardson, Black Caucus Chair
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.
For more information contact the chair of the Black Caucus.
Dr. Elaine Richardson
Professor of Literacy Studies
The Ohio State University
Mila M. Fuller
Deputy Executive Director
National Council of Teachers of English