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National Day on Writing
Telling our stories is one of the most important things we can do for those we teach as well as for our profession.  Share your stories today!


National Gallery of Writing
To draw attention to the remarkable variety of writing we engage in and help make writers from all walks of life aware of their craft, NCTE established a National Gallery of Writing.


NCTE supports sound practices in the teaching of writing across all disciplines and offers resources to increase the public's knowledge and policymakers about the teaching of writing, and to make available professional development for schools and educators. 

NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing
Adopted by the NCTE Executive Committee, November 2004

Read about What We Know about Writing and view some writing concept examples. 

 See more writing policy documents


Professional Development

Web Seminars
On Demand Web SeminarsNCTE Web Seminars are a convenient and meaningful form of professional development.  On Demand Web seminars provide the recorded version of the live virtual event and include all audio, video, chat discussion, and actions within the presentation.



Writing in the Dialogical ClassroomNCTE offers writing titles across the pre-K-college levels.  View all these resources, including the books in Writing in Today‚Äôs Classrooms strand from the Principles in Practice imprint series. The PIP imprint series offers teachers concrete illustrations of effective classroom practices based in NCTE research briefs and policy statements.




NCTE Journals

NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago!   Search to find articles on English language learners and share with your teaching team.


Related NCTE Policy Briefs      

These Policy Research Briefs offer updates on research with implications for policy decisions that affect the teaching and learning of writing:


Conference / Assembly

Learn more today!Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
Since 1949, this conference has been the world's largest professional organization for researching and teaching composition, from writing to new media.  

International Writing Centers Association: An NCTE Assembly (IWCA, formerly NWCA)
This assembly fosters communication among writing centers at universities, two-year colleges, public schools, and those interested in writing center theories and applications, and provides a forum for their concerns.  


NCTE Awards


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