Among the many groups and assemblies supported by and affiliated with NCTE, the goals and agendas of the following are most closely aligned with those of the College Section.
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
Since 1949, the Conference on College Composition and Communication has been the world's largest professional organization for researching and teaching composition, from writing to new media. Welcome to our community. You'll find the field's leading resources and, more important, expert scholars and teachers eager for you to join us.
Two-Year College English Association
TYCA unites teachers committed to the teaching and study of English in the two-year college, to advancing the profession, and providing a national voice for the two-year college in postcsecondary education.
Conference on English Leadership
The Conference on English Leadership (CEL) is a collaborative, dynamic, discussion-based forum for English language arts leaders to explore current and emerging issues. CEL welcomes the involvement of all persons who wish to work with others to seek solutions to problems and to share their special insights with others. Leaders of English programs in a variety of settings--rural or urban, small districts or large, public or private, traditional or experimental--will find a vibrant forum for exploring contrasting and controversial ideas within CEL.
Conference on English Education
CEE serves those NCTE members who are engaged in the preparation, support, and continuing education of teachers of English language arts/literacy.
The Assembly on Computers in English
ACE is a non-profit organization of English language arts teachers and teacher educators dedicated to intelligent technology integration into the English language arts. A long-standing assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, ACE believes that new technologies can reinforce reading and writing instruction in powerful and productive ways. ACE promotes communication, cooperation, and expertise among English teachers who want to use computers in their classrooms and curriculum. As key parts of this mission, we present a yearly workshop at the NCTE conference and offer year-round consulting to ACE members.
Assembly for Research
The Assembly for Research promotes inquiry into literacy practices and considers continually what it means to engage in that inquiry; provides opportunities for researchers in different sites and from different perspectives to come together to learn from one another; encourages greater participation in research by teachers from all levels of schooling; promotes the growth of research and researchers through the forum provided by the Assembly for Research; supports the development of early-career researchers through Assembly for Research activities; and provides a democratic body that strives to incorporate research activities into the broader goals and practices of the National Council of Teachers of English.
Assembly on Computers in English (ACE)
English as a Second Language Assembly (ESLA)
Gay Straight Educators' Alliance (GSEA)
International Writing Centers Association: An NCTE Assembly (IWCA, formerly NWCA)