Celebrate the African American Read-In

February 2019

The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. Learn more about the Read-In and find resources to help you host your own event.
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Featured Conferences


CCCC Annual Convention

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania • March 13-16, 2019

WLU Literacies for All Summer Institute

Columbia, South Carolina • July 12-13, 2019

CEL Annual Convention

Baltimore, Maryland • November 24-26, 2019

Join us for Advocacy and Leadership Summit

Washington, DC
April 8-9, 2019

This members-only event includes workshops, featured speakers, visits to legislative offices, and other learning opportunities focused on teacher impact on education policy.

A limited number of small travel stipends are available. Apply by February 15, 2019.

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Online Events


Web Seminars

NCTE Reads



#NCTEchat is a fast-paced monthly Twitter chat where incredible ideas fly and solid advice comes in 280-character snippets. Join the conversation!

  • February #NCTEchat: Sunday, February 17, 8:00 p.m. EST
    • Building Boundless Classrooms
    • Hosts: @klrembert and @DR_DoriH of the Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English (#CARBTE)
  • March #NCTEchat: Sunday, March 10, 8:00 p.m. EST
    • Equity, Literacy, and Technology
    • Host: @detramichelle

Read through the Wakelet archives of all past #NCTEchats

NCTE Annual Convention

Baltimore, MD

November 21-24, 2019

The NCTE Annual Convention is an opportunity to find new teaching allies, new connections with luminaries and authors, and enough new books to fill entire shelves in classroom libraries. Join us in November as Baltimore welcomes more than 7,000 authors, advocates, and literacy educators from across the country.

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National Celebrations


NCTE Advocacy and Leadership Summit

April 8-9, 2019

National Day on Writing

October 20

African American Read-In

February (all month long)