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

 

Association of College English Teachers of Alabama

Conference on the Sympathetic Imagination: Literature, Film, and Writing of Sympathy and Empathy
March 1 – 2, 2019
University of Montevallo
Montevallo, Alabama

 

California Association of Teachers of English

Voices of Literacy
February 22-24, 2019
Hyatt Regency SFO

Colorado Language Arts Society

Teaching Tomorrow’s Voices

October 5, 2019
Tivoli Union, Auraria Campus
Denver, CO

 

Connecticut Council of Teachers of English

Social Justice Remix:From Discomfort to Empowerment
March 30, 2019
2019 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline: February 1, 2019

 

English Language Arts Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

May 1-2, 2020
The Banff Park Lodge

 

Florida Council of Teachers of English

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

 

Illinois Association of Teachers of English

 

Indiana Council of Teachers of English

Revitalize Your Teaching, Revitalize Yourself
March 16, 2019
Indiana State Conference, Indianapolis
2019 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline December 1, 2018

 

Iowa Council of Teachers of English

 

Kansas Association of Teachers of English

Grow Empathy. Inspire Authenticity
Friday, October 25-Saturday, October 26, 2019
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, Wichita Kansas
2019 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline August 31, 2019

 

Kentucky Council of Teachers of English LA

Agents of Change: Liberation Through Literacy
Friday evening, February 22 – Saturday, February 23, 2019
Embassy Suites
Lexington, KY


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 

 

Minnesota Council of Teachers of English

Reaching and Teaching ALL Students

May 2-3, 2019
Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd MN
Brainerd, MN
2019 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline January 22, 2019

 

 

Montana Association of Teachers of English LA

Language Arts Department of Southwest Missouri (LAD)

New England Association of Teachers of English

 

New Hampshire Council to Teachers of English

 

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English

Doorways to Teaching in a Digital World
March 30, 2019
Ridgewood High School, NJ
More Information

 

New Mexico Council of Teachers of English

 

New York State English Council

Reigniting the Spark: Empowering Out Students, Out Colleagues, and
Ourselves through Reflection, Hope and Compassion

October 16-18, 2019
Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
2019 Conference call for Proposals

Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

Lighting the Fire: Inspiring Creativity in Teaching and Learning

March 1 & March 2, 2019
Double Tree Worthington

Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

West Houston Area Council of Teachers of English

Washington Language Arts Council (State)

 

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