Education Advocacy Day Is April 22
April Is Literacy Education Advocacy Month
will the members of your affiliate, committee, or department
participate in NCTE's Literacy
Education Advocacy Day and Month?
planning your day's or month's events now, and be sure to join us
for Everyday Teachers,"
a free online session on Tuesday, March 16, to learn how easy
it is to advocate for literacy education.
Awards: Winners Announced, Nomination
Affiliate groups, teachers,
authors, and researchers received
awards during the 2009 Annual Convention in
Philadelphia. See the NCTE website for information on how you
can nominate yourself, a colleague, or your group, and for details
award deadlines, including
NCTE Leaders and
Members Approve New Position Statement
2009 Annual Convention, NCTE leaders and members approved a
the Impact of Continued Budget Cuts.
Can You Do Now? Talk
with the members of your group, teachers in your department, and colleagues
across your district or university about the issues and challenges
they're facing. Have they ever thought, "It would really help
me talk with my administrator if NCTE had a statement on
_____"? Think with them about what that statement might be and draft
a resolution for
consideration at the 2010 Annual Convention in Orlando.
Your Calendar for the 2010 Affiliate
July 9-11, 2010, in Indianapolis,
While this year's meeting is for affiliates in Regions 2, 4, 5, and
6, see the NCTE
website for information for
representatives from other affiliates who wish to attend.