Find your NCTE Affiliate

 

The National Council of Teachers of English welcomes you into a community of educators whose devotion, inspiration, determination, and uniqueness come together to make a difference. When you join your local NCTE Affiliate, you will find the connections and tools you need to be innovative, creative, and inventive as you work to connect with each of your students.

Sometimes you may simply need a quick idea to get your class started or you want to take a step back and reevaluate how learning takes place. Sometimes, you just need to know you are not completely on your own.

Your local affiliate is working to improve the teaching and learning of English language arts directly in your community. Please join us in our effort as we think globally and act locally.

JOIN by contacting your affiliate using the information listed below OR download and print the PDF version of the Affiliate Membership Enrollment Form.

Find an Affiliate

Affiliate Meetings

To have your affiliate meeting listed here, please email the NCTE Affiliate Office.

 

Association of Teachers of English in Quebec

November 8-9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Montreal

Colorado Language Arts Society

Connecting Communities Through the Classroom
October 6, 2018
Tivoli Union, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
2018 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline: June 29, 2018

Florida Council of Teachers of English

Innovation: Rising to the Challenge
February 8-9, 2019
St. Leo University
2019 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline September 1, 2018

Illinois Association of Teachers of English

Educating the Whole Person
October 19-20, 2018
Chicago Marriott Northwest, Hoffman Estates

Indiana Council of Teachers of English

Revitalize Your Teaching, Revitalize Yourself
March 16, 2019
Indiana State Conference, Indianapolis

Iowa Council of Teachers of English

Towards the Fire: Carrying the Flame of Social Justice
October 11-12, 2018
5291 Stoney Creek Court
Johnston, IA
Register here. Propose a  breakout session here. Proposals due September 10.

Kansas Association of Teachers of English

Heartfelt Writing to Engage the World
October 26-27, 2018
Wichita Marriott
2018 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline: August 30, 2018


Manitoba Association of Teachers of English

Inquiry in the Digital Age
Friday, October 19, 2019
River East Collegiate
295 Sutton Ave, Winnipeg

Michigan Council of Teachers of English 

Better Together: Building the Future Through English Language Arts

Friday, October 19
7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Kellogg Conference Center, Michigan State University
219 S Harrison Rd
Call for proposals here. Deadline July 21, 2018

Montana Association of Teachers of English LA

October 18-19, 2018
More detail information to come

New England Association of Teachers of English

Speaking Up! Finding and Using Our Voices in a Noisy World
October 19-20, at the Holiday Inn, Mansfield, MA
2018 Conference call for Proposals
Deadline: June 1, 2018

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English

Approaches to Writing
September 29, 2018, at Kenneth R. Olson Middle School, Tabernacle, NJ

North Harris County Council of Teachers of English

BEYOND BOOTS, BORDERS, & BOOKS The Many Faces of Literacy

January 25-27, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel S179.00
123 Losoya St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
2019 Conference call for Proposals
Deadline: August 1, 2018

Washington Language Arts Council (State)

Im/migrant Stories: Literature, Resources, & Advocacy

October 13-14, 2018
Centilia Culture Center
1660 South Roberto
Maestas Festival St
Seattle, WA 98144

New York State English Council

ELA: English Language Artists 
October 17-19, 2018
Albany Marriot, Wolf Rd., Albany, NY
Register here.

 

North Dakota Council of Teachers of English

August 1-2, 2018
Mandan, ND
Register here.

 

Oklahoma Council of Teachers of English

The Power of Voice Every Classroom Every Day
October 13, 2018
Oklahoma State University Campus
2018 Conference call for Proposals
Due August 20, 2018

 

Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

The Stories of Our Lives
October 19-20, 2018
Best Western Premier the Central Hotel and Conference Center
800 E. Park Dr. Harrisburg

 

South Carolina Council of Teachers of English

No More Faking: Authentic Literacy, Meaningful Learning
February 1-2, 2019
Kiawah Island, SC

 

South Dakota Council of Teachers of English

September 6-8, 2018
Huron at the Crossroads Events Center
Register here. See Call for Presenters here.

 

Virginia Association of Teachers of English

We Are The Change
October 12-14, 2018
Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center
Roanoke, VA

 

Washington Language Arts Council 

Im/migrant Stories: Literature, Resources, & Advocacy

October 13-14, 2018
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 South Roberto Maestas Festival Street
Seattle, WA 98144
Register here. Find Featured Speakers here.

 

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English 

Going Farther: Keep Moving On Culturally Relevant Literacy
October 18-18, 2018
Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53715
2018 Call for Proposals
Deadline: June 15, 2018
Register here.

Affiliate Awards

 

Affiliate Excellence Award

Established in 1997, this award is given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliates that meet standards of excellence to which all affiliates should aspire.
Deadline July 15

 

Student Affiliate Excellence Award

Established in 2013, this award is given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to establish high standards of performance for student affiliates and to honor those affiliates which meet these standards. Qualifications for the award represent standards of excellence to which all student affiliates should aspire.
Deadline May 1

 

Affiliate Journal of Excellence Award

Established in 1996 for top awards given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliate journals that are evaluated by a panel of judges as best meeting the award criteria.
Deadline May 1

 

Kent D. Williamson Affiliate Membership Award

Established in 1987, this award is given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliates with the highest percentage of membership increase. To be eligible, affiliates must electronically send their membership lists, in a designated format, to NCTE at affsec@ncte.org.
Deadline May 1

 

Affiliate Multicultural Program Award

Established in 1993, this award is given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliates who adopt programs, policies, activities, and other events which encourage greater participation and development of multicultural involvement within each affiliate.
Deadline May 1

 

Affiliate Newsletter of Excellence Award

Established in 1993 for top awards given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliate newsletters that are evaluated by a panel of judges as best meeting the award criteria.
Deadline May 1

Affiliate Website of Excellence Award

Established in 2000 for top awards given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates to affiliate websites that are evaluated by a panel of judges as best meeting the award criteria.
Deadline May 1

 

NCTE Fund Teachers for the Dream Affiliate Award

The NCTE Fund invites affiliates to implement initiatives aimed at recruiting English language arts teachers of color and will offer grants to those selected affiliates.
Deadline May 1

 

NCTE Leadership Development Award UNFUNDED

Established in 1999, this award is given to an early career teacher (1–5 years experience) from each state, regional, and provincial affiliate who has never attended an NCTE Annual Convention and who has demonstrated a capacity for professional leadership and a willingness to join and participate in the affiliate
Deadline May 1

 

NCTE National Intellectual Freedom Award

Established in 1997 by NCTE and SLATE–Support for the Learning and Teaching of English–this award is given to individuals, groups, or institutions that merit recognition for advancing the cause of intellectual freedom. A subcommittee of the NCTE Standing Committee Against Censorship selects the recipient(s)
Deadline May 1

 

NCTE Affiliate Intellectual Freedom Award

Established in 1997 by NCTE and SLATE–Support for the Learning and Teaching of English–this award is given by state, regional, and provincial affiliates, who choose to participate, to honor individuals, groups, or institutions that merit recognition for advancing the cause of intellectual freedom.
Deadline May 1

 

NCTE High School Teacher of Excellence Award

This award was established in 2001 by the Secondary Section to recognize and celebrate high school classroom teachers
Deadline May 1