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Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English


To investigate and make recommendations to counteract racism and racial bias in teaching materials, methods, and programs for language arts,  English, and humanities and to recommend to the NCTE Executive Committee considerations related to professional learning and practice regarding teaching linguistically and culturally diverse students, with the assistance of appropriate scholars and experts, as well as careful documentation from the research base for the recommendations.

2014 Annual Report

Current Members

CHAIR, Katie Dredger (2018)
(James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA)

Crystal L. Beach (2018)
(Buford High School, GA)

Lorena German (2018)
(The Khabele School, Austin TX)

Natasha A. Heny (2016)
(University of Virginia, Charlottesville)

Lynne T. Jefferson (2017)
(Saint Augustine's University, Raleigh, NC)

Iris Ruiz (2018)
(University of California, Merced)

Kathleen C. Colantonio Yurko (2018)
(The College at Brockport, NY)

Executive Committee Liaison, Susan Houser
(St. Petersburg, FL)

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters-Moore


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