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2017 Annual Convention

NCTE Annual Convention

St. Louis, Missouri • November 16-19, 2017

Teaching Our Students Today, Tomorrow, Forever:
Recapturing Our Voices, Our Agency, Our Mission

Join thousands of educators, experts, authors, administrators, publishers, and others in St. Louis, Missouri, for the 2017 NCTE Annual Convention!

 

The NCTE Village

The NCTE Village is a community, not a location. At the center of this community is a celebration of your work through your stories. As we all know, it takes a village, and your stories speak volumes. Imagine what’s possible when we turn up the volume on tens of thousands of teachers speaking out about what we need to thrive in this profession.

Ways You Can Get Involved

  • Tag your social posts about teaching and learning with #NCTEVillage to start building momentum around this concept.
  • Share a story via our online form so we can share your words with the community.
  • Not ready for a full story? If you share something shorter, it may end up on our Wise Words page.
  • Engage with a lead ambassador to help carry the NCTE Village forward.

 

New Journal Award

Voices from the MiddleThe NCTE Linda Rief Voices from the Middle Award recognizes an outstanding publication in Voices from the Middle written or co-written by classroom teachers or literacy coaches. Many of today’s recognized authors and experts published their early work in Voices from the Middle and this award aims to support the development of future voices to lead our profession forward.

2017 Award Winner:  Matthew Homrich-Knieling for “An Offense to Their Human Rights”: Connecting Bud, not Buddy to the Flint Water Crisis with Middle School ELA Students," September 2016

Learn more.

Read and Write for Voices from the Middle

The Middle Level journal Voices from the Middle has a new set of editors and a whole new way of sharing the excellent content and ideas.

Under the leadership of Sara Kajder and Shelbie Witte, Voices has launched an engaging  podcast, digital-only content, and a vibrant Facebook page. Keep up with the latest developments by following the new Twitter handle: @VoicesNCTE. Experience all the fresh ideas flowing out of this wonderful journal and learn how you can write for Voices from the Middle.

Not yet a subscriber?  Add Voices from the Middle to your NCTE membership today!  NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago.

Go Green!Go Green!  Make a long-term impact on the environment by receiving Voices from the Middle-Green today!

 

 

Literacy Education Advocacy

Policy Analyst Reports

NCTE Advocacy Day
Every year NCTE leaders, members, and friends gather in Washington, DC, to raise awareness of the literacy issues that are central to our work. Learn more and join us!

The Policy Analysis Initiative is a network of NCTE volunteers who track state policy developments impacting English language arts, English studies, literacy, and the humanities. See what is happening in your state!

Check out the stories of advocacy told by NCTE members.

 

 

NCTE Assembly

ALANThe Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE (ALAN) promotes communication and cooperation among all individuals who have a special interest in adolescent literature, presents programs and conferences on this subject, promotes and increases the number of articles and publications devoted to it and integrates the efforts of all those with an interest in this literature.

 

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