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.

 

Colorado Language Arts Society

Colorado Teen Literature Conference
April 14, 2018
Tivoli Union, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO

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

Connecticut Council of Teachers of English

Raising Civic Voices
Hosted by CCSU School of Education and Professional Studies
May 12, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Register at www.ctcte.net

 

English Language Arts Council of the Alberta Teachers Association 

Making Meaning
May 4-5, 2018
The Banff Park Lodge

Illinois Association of Teachers of English

Educating the Whole Person
October 19-20, 2018
Chicago Marriott Northwest, Hoffman Estates
2018 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline: April 6, 2018

 

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

 

Minnesota Council of Teachers of English

Teaching for the Heart and Soul: Engaging and Inspiring Our Students
April 26-27, 2018
Holiday Inn & Suites, St. Cloud, MN

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
2018 Conference call for Proposals
Deadline: May 15, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

Revitalize: Getting Back to Teaching
February 23-24, 2018
2018 Conference Call for Proposals
Deadline: December 20, 2017

 

Oregon Council of Teachers of English

April 14, 2018
Ashland High School

 

Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

October 2018
Best Western Premier the Central Hotel and Conference Center
800 E. Park Dr. Harrisburg

 

South Carolina Council of Teachers of English

Out of Silos: Literacy in a Transdisciplinary Age
January 26-27, 2018

 

North Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

Literacy: Reimagined
June 8, 2018
1601 Campus Dr.,  Hurst, TX

 

Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

Fueling Our Fires to Thrive as Teachers: An Energy Exploration
January 26-28, 2018
San Luis Resort, Galveston

 

West Virginia Council of English Teachers 

Exploring the Power of Place 
April 20-21, 2018
Mountainlair
1550 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506

 

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English 

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

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