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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.   

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National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801-1096
Phone:  (217) 278-3646
Fax:  (217) 328-0977
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We are currently seeking applicants for the following position:


The National Council of Teachers of English is looking for a highly motivated Policy And Alliances Associate to work in our Washington, DC office.  The Policy And Alliances    Associate will work with the Director to forward NCTE/NCLE related initiatives, particularly around policy issues, coalition building and participation, and communications.  This position is responsible for attending and reporting out on meetings and  briefings; coordinate the Policy Analysis Initiative;  establishing relationships with key legislative staffers; assisting in preparing briefing materials for policy makers; and assisting in the planning of NCTE Advocacy Day and month.

The qualified applicant will possess previous experience with comparable policy work; proven strategic thinking; familiarity with education issues; excellent communication skills; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.

To receive consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume, including salary
history to:

Darren Cambridge
Director, Policy, Research, and Development
National Council of Teachers of English
1015 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

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