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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Advisory Committee - Previous Revision


To develop plans for making the NCTE Annual Convention a safe and welcoming place for lesbians and gay men to be out and at ease in their identities; to initiate, sustain, and provide a space for a 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 identity in the teaching of literacy and literature, to encourage proposals for presentation of such inquiry through public meetings such as the annual convention, and to support individuals in the production of publishable written reports of such inquiry; to move away from post-hoc preparation of sessions toward a program that is selected completely from sessions proposed by the deadline through the regular process; and to select excellent proposals for inclusion in the LGBT strand for annual convention.

2009 Annual Report

Current Members  

CHAIR, Joseph Dial (2011)
(University of Washington, Seattle)

Rose Casement (2011)
(University of Michigan, Flint)

Patricia L. Daniel (2011)
(University of South Florida, Tampa)

John Foster III (2011)
(Coker College, Hartsville, SC)

Hannah Furrow (2011)
(University of Michigan, Flint)

Roxanne Henkin (2010)
(University of Texas at San Antonio)

John Pruitt (2010)
(University of Wisconsin, Marshfield)

Michael Record (2009)
(Sawgrass Springs Middle School, Coral Springs, FL)

Laura Renzi-Keener (2011)
(West Chester University, PA)

Paula Ressler (2009)
(Illinois State University, Normal)

Michael Weinberg (2011)
(Liverpool High School, NY)

Executive Committee Liaison, Kathleen Blake Yancey
(Florida State University, Tallahassee)

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters

Past Members

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