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NCTE amplifies the voice of educators through personal connection, collaboration, and a shared mission to improve the teaching and learning of English and language arts at all levels.
2018 NCTE Annual Convention
Join thousands of educators, experts, authors, administrators, publishers, and others in Houston, Texas, for the 2018 NCTE Annual Convention! November 15-18, 2018
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When you join NCTE, you’ll be joining the best minds in English, language arts, and writing studies. You’ll find a professional home for the many stages of your teaching career.
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The Line Between Mr. Keating and Keeping It Real
Dominic Pioter, Secondary Section, St. Louis, MO
Never Give Up
Lakisha Odlum, Middle Section Lead Ambassador, Jamaica, NY
Shyanne DeBaker, Secondary ELA, Orem, UT
Embracing Our Impact at Every Step: From Teacher to Teacher Educator
Nicole Mirra, English Education, College Lead Ambassador, Brooklyn, NY
The NCTE Annual Convention is an opportunity to network with and learn from some of the brightest minds in the profession. Join us in November as Houston welcomes more than 6,000 authors, advocates, and literacy educators from across the country.
Intellectual Freedom Center
All students have the right to materials and educational experiences that promote open inquiry, critical thinking, diversity in thought and expression, and respect for others.
If you’re looking for practical instructional ideas, you’re in the right place. ReadWriteThink.org offers classroom-tested lesson plans providing ready resources for educators working with all students.
Position Statements & Guidelines
Share NCTE position statements and resolutions with your colleagues and administrators. Our statements on intellectual freedom, for instance, are frequently cited in censorship discussions at the state and local levels.
NCTE publishes 10 journals; our digital archives contain more than 1,800 issues. All journal articles are available to subscribers. Articles more than two years old are available to members.
Why become an NCTE member?
We’ll give you 25,000 reasons.
With more than 25,000 members, we’re a leading partner to and professional home for teachers of English and language arts at all levels. Explore how you can benefit from NCTE membership.