Member Benefits

Join today and, as a member of NCTE, you’re joining the best minds in literacy education. Your membership comes with the following privileges:

Members Only Webinars

Instructional and informational sessions to keep you on top of industry trends

Preferred Pricing

Exclusive discounts on conventions, meetings, and professional learning materials

The Council Chronicle

Subscription to the quarterly members-only magazine

Digital Journal Archive

Access to our digital journal archive containing more than 1,800 digitized issues

Lessons Plans

Unlimited access to practical instructional ideas written and vetted by NCTE members and expert colleagues

Connected Community

Opportunities to connect and communicate with other members from around the globe

Membership Types

I’m a Teacher

NCTE offers you the best in resources and support materials to help deepen your understanding of successful instruction, assessment, and evaluation practices in reading, writing, English Studies, and the language arts. The Council’s teacher-centered professional resources will help you zero in on the key issues confronting you and your students in today’s classrooms. Individual Membership is for K-University teachers, administrators, and other education professionals.

Individual members enjoy all member benefits including voting in Council elections, subscription to the Council Chronicle and Inbox, discounts on NCTE books and events, and much more.

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I’m a Student

An NCTE Student Membership is designed for students who are employed in a paid teaching position on less than a half-time basis. Student members are not eligible to vote in NCTE elections but receive many other benefits and can add journal subscriptions and register for conventions at reduced prices.

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I joined NCTE because I wanted to be connected. . .

 

“I think one of the biggest issues facing teachers today is this sense of isolation, and NCTE erases that, because all of a sudden you’re part of a community. I couldn’t have survived all this time without NCTE.”

Jeff Golub, Member, 30 years

Why Join?

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) has risen to meet the needs of English and language arts educators since 1911.

The educational landscape is changing, the needs of teachers from preK through college are evolving, and now, perhaps more than ever before, NCTE is primed and positioned to be a leading partner in giving educators a voice.

Join today, and as a member of NCTE, you’re joining the best minds in literacy education. Your membership comes with the following privileges:

  • Access to free members-only monthly webinars
  • Exclusive discount pricing on conventions, meetings, and professional learning materials
  • Members-only access to NCTE’s digital journal archive containing more than 1,800 digitized issues
  • Subscription to The Council Chronicle, NCTE’s members-only magazine, and INBOX, NCTE’s enewsletter
  • Opportunities to connect with other members through our online Connected Community
  • Unlimited access to our lesson plan site that contains practical instructional ideas written and vetted by NCTE members and expert colleagues
  • Discounts in the NCTE store for books, journals, and more

Discounted memberships are available for students, schools, and institutions. We even offer Emeritus and Lifetime memberships for those interested.

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Other Memberships


To order please call our Customer Service Center at 877-369-6283

 

School Membership

NCTE’s School Membership Program is designed to help educators improve literacy—as a team. There’s no limit to the number of participants as long as you’re all working from the same school building or campus. You can bring your coworkers together around a year’s worth of great content, specially selected for relevance to educators in all disciplines because we believe literacy is everyone’s job.

Institutional Subscriptions

The National Council of Teachers of English is the source for English language arts resources for your staff. An NCTE Institutional Subscription allows you to subscribe to any one of our 10 professional journals for your library or staff.

Lifetime Membership

The NCTE Lifetime Membership costs $750 and is designed for English language arts professionals who want the best in resources and support materials to help deepen understanding of successful instruction, assessment, and evaluation practices in reading, writing, English Studies, and the language arts throughout their entire career and beyond.

Comprehensive Journal Plan

The Comprehensive Journal option for individuals is $250 per year and includes membership, and voting privileges in the NCTE voting Section of your choice and in the Constituent Organizations (CEE, CEL, WLU, TYCA, CCCC). Members will also receive subscriptions to the NCTE member magazine, The Council Chronicle, and to the INBOX online enewsletter.

I joined NCTE because I wanted to be connected. . .

 

“For me, my membership in NCTE made the difference between having a job that I got up and went to everyday, and having a career that I thrived in and loved!”

Sandy Hayes, Member, Middle Level Section