Candidates needed for the 2016 NCTE ballot
Vice President -- two candidates drawn from the Elementary Section (Section means voting section, regardless of teaching level): one to be elected
Secondary Representative-at-Large -- two candidates who must be classroom teachers (grades 9-12) at the time of the nomination; members of the Secondary Section; one to be elected
Trustees of the Research Foundation -- four candidates needed (members of NCTE), two to be elected
NCTE Nominating Committee for 2016-17 -- 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 Middle Section)
Group B: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington (members of the Elementary Section)
Group C: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia (members of the College Section)
Group D: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming (members of the Secondary 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 College 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, 2015, but nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Convention in Minneapolis. Nominations can be submitted during the Annual Business Meeting on Friday, November 20, 2015, (Convention Center/Room 103), and at the open sessions of the Nominating Committees' meetings:
Saturday, November 21, 2015, Noon-12:45 p.m., Convention Center/Room 211CD
Sunday, November 22, 2015, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Convention Center/Room 211CD
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, 2016.
TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION
Complete the nomination form and return it (with a resume) by November 1, 2015, to the NCTE Elections Office (1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; fax: 217-328-0977).
Submit Petitions to Add Candidates to the 2016 Ballot