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CEE Graduate Strand - Previous Revision


Mission Statement

As a strand of the Conference on English Education, the CEE Graduate Strand (CEE-GS) is comprised of graduate students who are members of the larger CEE community. Our purpose is to inform and recruit English teachers considering graduate degrees in the field of English education. Our group serves as a support system for students as they consider a program, continue their education, and work toward matriculation. Our group seeks to create partnerships, provide collaborative opportunities, develop institutional supports, and facilitate career advancement.

Benefits of Membership in CEE-GS

Membership in the CEE Graduate Strand (CEE-GS) provides graduate students with the opportunity to begin networking with the peers they will work alongside over the course of their careers. Moreover, it provides opportunities for establishing collaborative partnerships and forming a peer-based support system to enhance the graduate student experience. Members of the CEE-GS will receive an annual newsletter to keep them abreast of upcoming professional and social activities and to inform them of updates on the happenings of current and former members.

Involvement at Professional Conferences

The CEE-GS is actively involved at professional conferences, both in the form of facilitating formal sessions that address issues related to graduate studies in English education and offering social activities specifically for graduate students.

CEE-GS-organized sessions have been presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention and the Conference on English Education Biennial Conference.

Getting Involved with CEE-GS

Membership within the CEE-GS is open to graduate students who are members of the Conference on English Education. Graduate students interested in getting involved in the CEE-GS are encouraged to join the CEE-GS group within the Connected Community. This will allow members to receive announcements pertaining to upcoming events, job openings, and other conversations within the community. Anyone interested in learning more about the CEE-GS is also invited to contact members of the CEE-GS Leadership Team for additional information.

CEE-GS Leadership Team

Lindy Johnson, Chair
University of Georgia


Luke Rodesiler, Past-Chair
University of South Florida

     Stephanie Jones
University of Georgia
  Makenzie Selland
University of Colorado
  Kelli Sowerbrower
Georgia State University

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