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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Advisory Committee


To develop plans to assist teachers in making schools, colleges, and universities safe and welcoming places for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender nonconforming, intersex, queer, and questioning people, and their allies to initiate and sustain conversation about the relevance of gendered, sexual, and affectional identities to reading and writing lives, to teaching lives, and to the well-being of students; to promote inquiry into issues of sexuality and gender identity and expression in the teaching of literacy and literature; to encourage proposals for presentation of such inquiry through public meetings such as the NCTE Annual Convention; to support individuals in the production of publishable written reports of such inquiry; and to select excellent proposals for inclusion in the Annual Convention.

2016 Annual Report

Current Members

CHAIR:Matthew Kim (2019)
(Eagle Hill School, Hardwick, MA)

Michael Cart (2018)
(Columbus, IN)

Darryn Diuguid (2018)
(McKendree University, Lebanon, IL)

Judith A. Hayn (2018)
(University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

Roxanne Henkin (2017)
(University of Texas at San Antonio)

Jill M. Hermann-Wilmarth (2017)
(Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo)

Rick Joseph (2018)
(Birmingham Covington School, Bloomfield Twp., MI)

Katherine Mason (2017)
(Wichita State University, KS)

Henry "Cody" Miller (2018)
(University of Florida, Gainesville)

sj Miller, (2019)
(New York University, NY)

Tiffany Rehbein (2018)
(East High School, Cheyenne, WY)

Scott Ritchie (2018)
(Kennesaw State University, GA)

Caitlin L. Ryan (2017)
(East Carolina University, Greenville, NC)

Paula Taylor-Greathouse (2017)
(Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville)

Craig A. Young (2017)
(Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)

Executive Committee Liaison, Jocelyn Chadwick
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA)

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters-Moore



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