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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.

2012 Annual Report

Current Members

CHAIR, R. Joseph Rodriguez (2013)
(University of Texas at Austin)

INCOMING CHAIR: Toby Emert (2016)
(Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA)

Hannah Furrow (2014)
(University of Michigan, Flint)

Roxanne Henkin (2014)
(University of Texas at San Antonio)

Joseph Morgan (2015)
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

John Pruitt (2014)
(University of Wisconsin/Rock County, Janesville)

Tiffany Rehbein (2015)
(East High School, Cheyenne, WY)

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

Caitlin L. Ryan (2014)
(East Carolina University, Greenville)

Nicole P. Sieben (2015)
(Adelphi University, Garden City, NY)

Executive Committee Liaison, Ernest Morrell
(Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY)

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters

Past Members

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