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Apply to Become the Next Editor of Language Arts

NCTE is seeking a new editor of Language Arts. The term of the present editors (Peggy Albers, Caitlin McMunn Dooley, Amy Seely Flint, Teri Holbrook, and Laura May) will end in July 2016.

Interested persons should send a letter of application to be received no later than February 1, 2015. Letters should include the applicant’s vision for the journal and be accompanied by the applicant’s vita, one sample of published writing (article or chapter), and two letters specifying financial support from appropriate administrators at the applicant’s institution.

Applicants are urged to explore with their administrators the feasibility of assuming the responsibilities of a journal editor. Classroom teachers are both eligible and encouraged to apply.

Finalists will be interviewed by phone in spring 2015. The applicant appointed by the NCTE Executive Committee will effect a transition, preparing for his or her first issue in September 2016. The appointment is for five years.

Applications should be submitted via email in PDF form to; please include “Language Arts Editor Application” in the subject line. Direct queries to Kurt Austin, NCTE Publications Director, at the email address above or call 217-328-3870, extension 3619.

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