Candidates needed for the 2015 NCTE ballot
Vice President -- two candidates drawn from the Secondary Section (Section means voting section, regardless of teaching level): one to be elected
Elementary Representative-at-Large -- two candidates who must be classroom teachers (grades Pre K-5) at the time of the nomination; members of the Elementary Section; one to be elected
Middle Level Representative-at-Large -- two candidates who must be classroom teachers (grades 5-9) at the time of the nomination; members of the Middle Level Section; one to be elected
Trustees of the Research Foundation -- two candidates needed (members of NCTE), one to be elected
NCTE Nominating Committee for 2015-16 -- three candidates (members of appropriate NCTE Sections) from each of the following regions, one to be elected from each region:
Group A: Canada, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont (members of the College Section)
Group B: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington (members of the Secondary Section)
Group C: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia (members of the Elementary Section)
Group D: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming (members of the Middle Section)
Group E: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, Virginia (members of the Elementary Section)
NOTE: For lists of responsibilities and activities of each office listed above, visit the "Job Descriptions" area of the Elections Web site.
IT IS IMPORTANT to submit nominations by November 1, 2014, but nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Nominations can be submitted during the Annual Business Meeting on Friday, November 21, 2014, (Gaylord National Resort/Potomac C), and at the open sessions of the Nominating Committees' meetings:
Saturday, November 22, 2014, Noon-12:45 p.m., Gaylord National Resort/National Harbor 10
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Gaylord National Resort/Maryland A
NOTE: Most nominating committees contact only those individuals who will be formally invited to run for office. Results of the NCTE Nominating Committee's deliberations are announced in the March Council Chronicle and on the NCTE website. If you wish to notify your nominees before then, you can get the final slate of candidates by contacting Linda Walters-Moore at NCTE Headquarters after February 1, 2015.
TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION
Complete the nomination form and return it (with a resume) by November 1, 2014, to the NCTE Elections Office (1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; fax: 217-328-0977).
Submit Petitions to Add Candidates to the 2015 Ballot