Support Literacy Funding Deadline: March 30, 2017
Write your representative and ask him or her to sign on to the Dear Colleague letter to support literacy funding.
NCTE Advocacy Day April 27, Washington, DC
Join NCTE for a full day of discussion about education policy and visits to legislative offices on Capitol Hill. We’ve just confirmed that Virginia Foxx will keynote. We’re also planning several activities that members can do from home.
US Department of Education Call for Peer Reviewers
Deadline: April 14, 2017
The US Department of Education is seeking peer reviewers of grants for the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) program, which advances literacy skills, including preliteracy skills, reading, and writing, for children from birth through grade 12, with an emphasis on disadvantaged children, including children living in poverty, English learners, and children with disabilities. Contact Cindy Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Election Ballots Will Be Sent Out Soon
NCTE, CEE, TYCA, and Section election ballots will be sent by email to current members in April. Visit "My Account" on the NCTE website if you wish to make changes to your email address or update your member profile. You may phone NCTE Customer Service at 877-369-6283 to update this information as well. Elections will close at 11:59 p.m. Central Time, Thursday, June 1.
Write for the Literacy & NCTE Blog
As we gear up for Advocacy Day, we’re looking for stories we can share throughout the month of April about your experiences working for change. April is also Poetry Month. Share your poetry or that of your students.