Interested in official position statements related to English education? Be sure to read:
Guidelines for the Preparation of Teachers of English Language Arts, 2006 Edition, Prepared by the NCTE Standing Committee on Teacher Preparation and Certification
This updated document outlines the nature of effective language arts pedagogy and identifies the dispositions, skills, and knowledge base of effective ELA teachers.
NCTE/NCATE Program Standards for English Language Arts
See also these CEE-specific statements: