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Call for Nominations for NCTE Offices - Previous Revision

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2009 ballots has passed.

Candidates needed for the 2009 NCTE ballot

Vice President
-- three candidates drawn from the College Section (Section means voting section, regardless of teaching level): one to be elected

Elementary Level Representative-at-Large -- two candidates who must be classroom teachers (grades 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 6-8) at the time of the nomination; members of the Middle Level Section: one to be elected

Trustees of the Research Foundation -- members of NCTE: six candidates needed, three to be elected

NCTE Nominating Committee for 2009-10 -- 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 Level 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 Level 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 Level 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, 2008, but nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Convention in San Antonio.  Nominations can be submitted during the Annual Business Meeting on Friday, November 21, 2008, (Marriott Rivercenter, Salon F, 3rd Floor), and at the open sessions of the Nominating Committees' meetings:

  • Saturday, November 22, 2008, Noon-12:45 p.m., Marriott Rivercenter, Salon A, 3rd Floor

  • Sunday, November 23, 2008, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Convention Center, Room 205

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 at NCTE Headquarters after February 1, 2009.

TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION:  Complete the nomination form and return it (with resumes, if desired) by November 1, 2008, to the NCTE  Elections Office (1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; fax: 217-328-0977).

Submit Petitions to Add Candidates to the 2009 Ballot 

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