The National Council of Teachers of English, with more than 30,000 members and subscribers worldwide, is dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. For more than 100 years NCTE has been the home for teachers in all areas of literacy education at all grade levels.
In 2011 NCTE and the Ball Foundation introduced the National Center for Literacy Education to celebrate the work of successful school teams across the country who are achieving remarkable results in advancing literacy learning.
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NCTE Mourns the Loss of Executive Emeritus Kent Williamson (June 7, 2015)
Resolutions Approved by NCTE Members (January 2015)
- Resolution on the Need for Diverse Children’s and Young Adult Books
- Resolution on Mandatory Grade Retention and High-Stakes Testing
- Resolution on the Dignity and Education of Immigrant, Undocumented, and Unaccompanied Youth
2015 NCTE Children's Book Awards Announced (January 27, 2015)
NCTE Honor Teachers, Authors, and Researchers with Awards during the 2014 Annual Convention (November 11, 2014)
Florida Educator Susan Houser Elected Next NCTE Vice President (July 10, 2014)
Remodeling Literacy Learning Together: Paths to Standards Implementation study released by the National Center for Literacy Education, an initiative of NCTE (February 27, 2014)
2014 Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Award Announced by NCTE (January 24, 2014)
MORE NEWS . . .
An Important Message from the Leaders of NCTE Kent Williamson Transitions from the Role of Executive Director to Executive Emeritus; Barbara Cambridge to Serve as Interim Executive Director
2013 NCTE President Sandy Hayes Updates Members on Literacy Education Programs, Shares Her Dream for Students
CEE Chair Louann Reid Responds to NCTQ Report on Teacher Education Programs
NCTE President Sandy Hayes Says a Moratorium on High Stakes Tests Is the Right Response to Common Core Implementation