NCTE members come from many different contexts. Joining one of these groups provides access to resources and experiences tailored to particular interests and needs.
August / September
Early August: Register for the NCTE Annual Convention and secure a hotel room. See the September Convention Preview or the NCTE website for details on registration and hotel information.
September 15: Deadline for submitting student affiliate roster updates, dues, annual report forms, and editor reports.
October / November
Make last-minute preparations for the NCTE Annual Convention. Note that if your NCTE Director is unable to attend the Convention, you can designate an alternate to attend in his or her place.
October 15: Deadline for submitting resolutions to the NCTE Resolutions Committee Chair.
October 20: NCTE National Day on Writing.
Early November: Board of Directors packets emailed to all designated directors by early November.
November 15: Deadline for filing affiliate income tax with IRS if your group is a member of the NCTE Tax-Exempt Group.
Late November: NCTE Annual Convention.
December 1: Newly elected and appointed NCTE officers, committee chairs, and members of the Standing Committee on Affiliates take office.
January / February
Late January: Affiliates and student affiliates receive information and applications for awards.
NCTE Cosponsored Speakers program for next school year emailed to affiliates.
January 30: Affiliate and assembly group tax exemption forms are due.
March / April
March or April: CCCC Convention.
Month of April: NCTE Advocacy Month
Early April: NCTE ballots are mailed.
Early May: Annual report reminders mailed to affiliates.
May 1: Applications for most affiliate awards are due.
June 1: Deadline for receipt of NCTE ballots at NCTE headquarters.
Mid-June: NCTE Directors receive minutes of the last Annual Business Meeting of the Board of Directors for reporting to the members of their affiliate.
July: Affiliate Leadership Meeting held every other year for all affiliates. Each affiliate sends up to four representatives.
July 15: Affiliate annual reports due, including the online survey, updated rosters, dues.
July 15: Applications for Affiliate Excellence Awards are due.
July 15: Information for the affiliate flier due. The affiliate flier goes into production with information currently listed on file at NCTE. The flier includes names of all active affiliates and available website addresses plus names, addresses, and e-mail addresses for their membership chairs. The affiliate flier is also published on the NCTE website.
Mid July: Whole Language Umbrella Summer Institute.