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


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 Annual Convention.

2009 Annual Report

Current Members  

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

INCOMING CHAIR: R. Joseph Rodriguez (2014)
(Univesity of Texas at Austin)

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)

Michael J. Record (2013)
(Keiser University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

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

Paula Ressler (2013)
(Illinois State University, Normal)

Executive Committee Liaison, Sandy Hayes
(Becker Middle School, MN)

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters

Past Members

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