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The Conference on English Leadership (CEL) welcomes all those concerned with language arts leadership. Since 1970, CEL has assisted language arts leaders in sharing mutual problems and insights, exchanging resources, seeking the advice of successful leaders, and investigating issues of greatest concern to leaders.

 

 

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#LitLead w/ Dorothy Barnhouse on July 10 @ 8:30 p.m.
Pleasejoin us on Twitter on Thursday, July 10, at 8:30 p.m. EST for another great #LitLead discussion. Dorothy Barnhouse, author of Readers Front and Center and What Readers Really Do, will be our guest host to discuss "Making Thinking Visible." We hope you will sign on and share your expertise. Simply log in to Twitter and search for #LitLead. We'll be chatting for 60 minutes.  



Announcements

Ann Marie Quinlan

 

 

Congratulations Ann Marie Quinlan, Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln, Nebraska, for being elected to serve on the Conference on English Leadership Executive Committee as the representative to the Secondary Section Steering Committee. 

 

 

 

 

2015 CEL Annual Convention

Call for Proposals



Optimize the Power of Influential Leadership



“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another” -John C. Maxwell



No matter what our role is in education, influence can be our most valuable asset. Our?Karen Delbridge actions in small and large settings can greatly impact decisions and create a positive place for students and colleagues.  Leadership is about influencing people in countless situations. Taking the time to inspiring others to accomplish what may seem the impossible is worth the effort within our field. When trepidation has crept into the climate of our schools and districts, learning how to continue to make a difference in the lives of people around us is a worthy cause. 



As we consider the power of leadership in education, several questions arise. What are the attributes to influence those around us to move in a positive direction for students, teachers, schools, districts, communities, and states? How do we share our work in a collaborative way that promotes literacy and positivity? How do we build strong teams that promote a more positive and productive work environment? What are the ways we influence and teach those around us?



Through self-reflection, we are able to think about our craft, consider the decisions that we make, and be aware of how those actions can impact people around us. Join us for the CEL convention in Minneapolis where we will explore these questions collaboratively 

The proposal form will be available soon. Please check back.



Karen Delbridge, 2015 CEL Convention Chair



 

   

CEL State Liaison Program Highlight

Janice Schwarze Reflects on the Las Vegas CEL Convention:

The highlights of the CEL Conference for me were the keynote speakers.  In particular, Tom Romano and Penny Kittle inspired me with their hands-on approach to leadership and writing.  It was wonderful to be in a workshop setting where I could put my thoughts into written words and make some sense of them—something that sounds easy for an English teacher but is actually quite difficult because there is never enough time to do the depth of thinking that needs to be done and which was accomplished at this Sunday workshop.  Of course, Kelly Gallagher was dazzling as always, and it was a highlight of my career to be able to have lunch with him, introduce him to the CEL participants, and watch the audience soak up his expertise just as I have in previous workshops.  Finally, as I embark on implementing Common Core Standards in my district, I was pleased to discover many sessions that focused on the Common Core.  Hearing what other districts are doing across the nation provided me with new ideas and with affirmation that our district is headed in the right direction.  I always walk away from a CEL convention proud to be an English teacher, and my Vegas experience was no exception. 

Check out this video of keynote author, Mawi Asgedom, as he interviews Dr. Edie Weinthal about leadership.  http://mawiasgedom.com/educators-turn-with-mawi-asgedom/

 

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