The National Council of Teachers of English, with more than 35,000 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.
To request an interview with an expert in literacy education, learn more about NCTE's positions on key issues, or obtain press credentials for an upcoming event, please contact NCTE's Communications Staff:
Lori Bianchini, 800-369-6283, ext. 3644,
Millie Davis, 800-369-6283, ext. 3634,
Author Judy Blume Honored with Two Literary Awards; Will Accept Awards in Boston during NCTE Annual Convention in November (September 16, 2013)
NCTE, NWP, and IRA Collaborate to Support Educator Teams in Low Income Communities (August 13, 2013)
University of Denver Professor Doug Hesse Elected Next NCTE Vice President (June 11, 2013)
NCTE Speaks Outs with Position Statement on Machine Scoring of Student Writing (May 2, 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