2017 NCTE
Annual Convention

The NCTE Annual Convention is a gathering place for the brightest minds in literacy teaching and learning. Join us in November as St. Louis welcomes more than 6,000 teachers, authors, and literacy leaders from across the country.
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Featured Conferences


CEL Annual Convention

St. Louis, MO – November 19-20, 2017

(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, November 12th – NCTE Convention
  • Sunday, December 17th – Using Mentor Texts
  • Sunday, January 21st – New Year / New Ideas
  • Sunday, February 18th – Diverse Literature
  • Sunday, March 18th – NCTE Leads
  • Sunday, April 15th – Poetry
  • Sunday, May 20th – 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

2018 Date TBA