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Charge

To identify and address issues of broad concern to NCTE members interested in advancing research in English language arts; to develop position statements and other publications helpful to teachers, administrators, and policymakers regarding research in English language arts; to maintain a presence in AERA and coordinate efforts to secure private grants and foundation funding for NCTE research initiatives; and to explore ways to increase support for literacy research by engaging other groups in collaborative projects and by creating support materials to help the Council make the case for governmental support for literacy research programs.

2008 Annual Report

Current Members

CHAIR, Peter Smagorinsky
(University of Georgia, Athens)

Janet Alsup
Vice Chair, Conference on English Education
(Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN)

Arnetha Ball
President, National Conference on Research
    in Language and Literacy
(Stanford University, CA)

Gerald Campano
Incoming Co-Chair, Assembly for Research
(Indiana University, Bloomington)

Stephanie Carter
Incoming Co-Chair, Assembly for Research
(Indiana University, Bloomington)

Anne DiPardo
Co-Editor, Research on the Teaching of English
(University of Iowa, Iowa City)

Mark Dressman
Incoming Co-Editor, Research in the Teaching of English
(University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Anne Ruggles Gere
James R. Squire Office of Policy Research in ELA
(University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Juan Guerra
Chair, Research Foundation
(University of Washington, Seattle)

Karen Hartman
Secondary Section Steering Committee
(Colorado Writing Project, Arvada)

Sandy Hayes
Chair,  Middle Level Section Steering Committee
(Becker Middle School, MN)

Joanne Larson
Chair, Standing Committee on Research
(University of Rochester, NY)

Kevin Leander
Co-Chair, Assembly for Research
(Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN)

Cynthia Lewis
Co-Chair, Assembly for Research
(University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)

Susi Long
Elementary Section Steering Committee
(University of South Carolina, Columbia)

Frank Madden
TYCA Representative
(Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY)

Sarah McCarthey
Incoming Co-Editor, Research in the Teaching of English
(University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Beatrice Mendez-Newman
College Section Steering Committee
(University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg)

Paul Prior
Incoming Co-Editor, Research in the Teaching of English
(University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Melanie Sperling
Co-Editor, Research in the Teaching of English
(University of California, Riverside)

Kent Williamson
Executive Director
(National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL)

Don Zancanella
Chair, Conference on English Education
(Univresity of New Mexico, Albuquerque)

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

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters

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