2018 NCTE
Annual Convention

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.
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Featured Conferences


CEL Annual Convention

Houston, TX – November 18-19, 2018

(CCCC) Languaging, Laboring, and Transforming

Kansas City, MO – March 14-17, 2018

WLU Literacies for All Summer Institute

Baltimore, MD – July 12-14, 2018

Online Events


Web Seminars

Summer Book Club



#NCTEchat is a fast-paced monthly Twitter chat where incredible ideas fly and solid advice comes in 140-character snippets. Join the conversation!

  • Sunday, March 18 – Poetry
  • Sunday, April 15 – NCTE Leads
  • Sunday, May 20 – Summer Learning Opportunities

Read through the Storify archives of all past #NCTEchats

National Celebrations


African American Read-In

February (all month long)

National Day on Writing

October 20

NCTE Advocacy Day

April 12-13, 2018