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Call for Nominations for NCTE Offices

Candidates needed for the 2018 NCTE ballot

Vice President -- two candidates drawn from the Middle Level 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 nomination; members of the Secondary Section; one to be elected

NCTE Nominating Committee for 2018-19 -- 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 Elementary Section)

Group B:  Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington (members of the Middle Section)

Group C:  Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia (members of the Secondary Section)

Group D:  Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming (members of the College 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 Secondary 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, 2017, but nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Convention in St. Louis.  Nominations can be submitted during the Annual Business/Board of Directors Meeting on Friday, November 17, 2017, (Convention Center/Room 131 & 132), and at the open sessions of the Nominating Committees' meetings:

  • Saturday, November 18, 2017, 11:30 am-12:30 pm., Convention Center/Room 123

  • Sunday, November 19, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm., Convention Center/Room 123

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 after February 1, 2018.

To Submit A Nomination

Complete the nomination form and return it (with a resume) by November 1, 2017, to the NCTE Elections Office (1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; fax: 217-278-3761).

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