Geneva Smitherman, Chair
Kim Brian Lovejoy
Rashidah Jaami Muhammad
Ana Celia Zentella
The Language Policy Committee is charged to:
Charge 1: Continue to monitor English only and anti-bilingual legislation and policies and devise strategies to protect language rights and promote language diversity for legislators, policy-makers and the public;
Charge 2: Identify effective pedagogies for advancing language diversity and meeting needs of English Language Learners and collect data on departments and programs that effectively address language diversity and needs of English Language Learners;
Charge 3: Continue to update the SRTOL bibliography, develop content for the LPC page at the NCTE website, and offer convention workshops on language diversity and the needs of English Language Learners.
March 2010 Update
For the CCCC Convention this year, the Language Policy Committee has created a half-day, multimedia and multimodal workshop on language diversity in the college composition classroom and a featured panel summing up the work of the Language Policy Committee over the 23 years of its existence.