Candidates needed for the 2010 NCTE ballot
Vice President -- three 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 the nomination; members of the Secondary Section: one to be elected
Trustees of the Research Foundation -- members of NCTE: four candidates needed, two to be elected
NCTE Nominating Committee for 2010-11 -- 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 Level Section)
Group B: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington (members of the Middle Level 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, 2009, but nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Convention in Philadelphia. Nominations can be submitted during the Annual Business Meeting on Friday, November 20, 2009, (Marriott, Grand Ballroom, Salon E), and at the open sessions of the Nominating Committees' meetings:
Saturday, November 21, 2009, Noon-12:45 p.m., Marriott, Grand Ballroom, Salon C
Sunday, November 22, 20098, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Marriott, Grand Ballroom, Salon F
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, 2010.
TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION: Complete the nomination form and return it (with resumes, if desired) by November 1, 2009, 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