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NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and language arts at all levels of education.  Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English.

Our headquarters is located in Urbana, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C. and Berkley, California.   

Human Resources
National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801-1096
Phone:  (217) 278-3646
Fax:  (217) 328-0977
NCTE is an EEO/AA Employer


We are seeking applicants for the following position:

The National Council of Teachers of English, headquartered in Urbana, IL, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Convention and Meeting Planner.  This position will play a critical role in developing meetings that serve as professional development opportunities for literacy educators to advance student learning.  The position will collaborate frequently with NCTE staff, volunteer leadership, hotel/convention center management and vendors to provide effective learning experiences for literacy educators.  Qualified applicants will have a minimum of three years recent experience in managing effective, profitable meetings.

Bachelor’s degree in business, management, communications, or certified meeting planner designation preferred.  Knowledge of trends and issues in literacy education a plus.  Additional requirements include:

  • Excellent analytic, communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Experience in evaluating competitive site bids and vendor proposals
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Knowledge of professional development trends and opportunities

This position is available at the national headquarters in Urbana, IL beginning November 12, 2012.  Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled.  To receive consideration, please send application materials complete with salary history to:

Lynn Neal
Senior Developer, Human Resources
National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, Il  61801
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