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.

 

Arkansas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

CREATE, CURATE, COLLABORATE
UCA Media & Literacy Conference
July 9-10, 2019
University of Central Arkansas
College of Education/Mashburn Hall
Conway, AR

 

British Columbia Teachers of English Language Arts

SEEING SELF IN STORY: HOLDING SPACE FOR IDENTITY AND PERSPECTIVES
October 25, 2019
LA Matheson Secondary
9484 122 Street
Surrey, BC

 

California Association of Teachers of English

ELA CONFIDENTIAL: INVESTINGATING TEACHING, TEXTS, & TRUTHS
February 21-23, 2020
Hyatt Regency SFO
Burlingame, CA

 

Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of Texas

September 22-23, 2019

 

Colorado Language Arts Society

TEACHING TOMORROW’S VOICES
October 5, 2019
Tivoli Union, Auraria Campus
Denver, CO

 

English Language Arts Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

ELAC CONFERENCE
May 1-2, 2020
The Banff Park Lodge
Banff, AB

 

Illinois Association of Teachers of English

TOGETHER WE CAN: Joint Conference with AISLE
October 10-12, 2019
Wyndham Springfield City Centre
Springfield, IL

 

Indiana Council of Teachers of English

“SPARKING JOY” IN TEACHING
March 21, 2020
University of Notre Dame
204 Mendoza College of Business
Notre Dame, IN

 

Iowa Council of Teachers of English

EMPOWERED VOICES, AUTHENTIC CLASSROOMS
October 10-11, 2019
Stoney Creek Inn
5291 Stoney Creek Court
Johnston, IA

 

Kansas Association of Teachers of English

GROW EMPATHY, INSPIRE AUTHENTICITY
October 25-26, 2019
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview
Wichita, KS

 

Manitoba Association of Teachers of English

DEEPER READING, BETTER WRITING
October 25, 2019
Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Michigan Council of Teachers of English 

NAVIGATING THE JOYFUL JOURNEY: IGNIITING PASSION AND CURIOSITY TO RE-IMAGINE ELA TOGETHER
October 18, 2019

RE-IMAGINING THE ELA WITH CREATIVE NON-FICTION: Pre-Conference Workshop
October 17, 2019

Kellogg Conference Center
Michigan State University
219 S. Harrison Road
East Lansing, MI

 

New England Association of Teachers of English

READING AND WRITING THE WORLD AROUND US
October 18-19, 2019
Doubletree
Danvers, MA

 

New Hampshire Council to Teachers of English

FALL LUNCHEON
September 26, 2019
Hampshire Hall
Hopkinton, NH
(Use 843 Gould Hill Road, Contoocook, NH 03229 for GPS)

 

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English

A VISION OF THE FUTURE: PRACTICES DESIGNED FOR SUCCESS
September 21, 2019
Kenneth R. Olson Middle School
Tabernacle, NJ

 

New Mexico Council of Teachers of English

PREGUNTA PORQUE: QUESTIONING AND INQUIRY?
September 14, 2019
Location TBA

 

New York State English Council

REIGNITING THE SPARK: EMPOWERING OUR STUDENTS, OUR COLLEAGUES, AND OURSELVES THROUGH REFLECTION, HOPE AND COMPASSION
October 16-18, 2019
Albany Marriott
189 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY

 

North Carolina English Teachers’ Association

LITERACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
October 11-12, 2019
University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 

North Dakota Council of Teachers of English

AROUND THE WORLD IN 180 DAYS
July 24-25, 2019
Baymont Inn
Mandan, ND

 

North Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

LITERACY REIMAGINED: FIND YOUR VOICE
June 7, 2019
Hurst Conference Center
Hurst, TX

 

Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

ENVISIONING OUR FUTURE(S)
February 21-22, 2020
Doubletree Worthington
Worthington, OH

 

Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

C3: CONNECTIONS, CONVERSATIONS, AND COLLABORATIONS
October 10-12, 2019
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
State College, PA

 

South Carolina Council of Teachers of English

January 30-February 1, 2020
Kingston Resort
Myrtle Beach, SC

 

South Dakota Council of Teachers of English

September 6-8, 2019
Holiday Inn Event Center
Spearfish, SD

 

Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association

PROFESSIONAL “SELF-CARE”: REFLECTING INSTEAD OF REACTING
November 1, 2019
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau

 

Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

VISION & VOICE: RAISING LITERACY VOLUME ACROSS TEXAS
January 24-26, 2020
North Texas

 

Utah Council of Teachers of English

November 8, 2019
Jordan Commons Megaplex Conference Center
Sandy, UT

 

Virginia Association of Teachers of English

COME ALIVE!
October 11-13, 2019
Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center
Glen Allen, VA

 

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English 

EMPOWERING FUTURE CITIZENS THROUGH LITERACY
October 17-18, 2019
Crowne Plaza Hotel Madison
4402 East Washington, Avenue
Madison, WI

 

Wyoming English Language Arts Council

EQUITY IN LITERACY INSTRUCTION
September 20-21, 2019
University of Wyoming, Laramie

 

 

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 June 1