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Call for Nominations for NCTE Offices

Candidates needed for the 2017 NCTE ballot

Vice President -- two candidates drawn from the College 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 PreK-5) at the time of 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 Section; one to be elected

Trustees of the Research Foundation -- four candidates needed (members of NCTE), two to be elected

NCTE Nominating Committee for 2017-18 -- 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 Secondary Section)

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

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

Group D:  Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming (members of the Elementary 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 Middle 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, 2016, but nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Convention in Atlanta.  Nominations can be submitted during the Annual Business/Board of Directors Meeting on Friday, November 18, 2016, (Convention Center/Thomas Murphy Ballroom 2 and 3, Bldg. B, Level 5), and at the open sessions of the Nominating Committees' meetings:

  • Saturday, November 19, 2016, Noon-12:45 p.m., Convention Center/Room A410

  • Sunday, November 20, 2016, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Convention Center/Room A410

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, 2017.

Complete the nomination form and return it (with a resume) by November 1, 2016, to the NCTE Elections Office (1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; fax: 217-278-3761).

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