It’s time for NCTE Reads 2020! Starting on July 5, we will be discussing this year’s text, In the Pursuit of Justice: Students’ Rights to Read and Write in Elementary School, edited by Mariana Souto-Manning. Order your copy today and join us in a few weeks! To be part of NCTE Reads, sign up here. Not yet a member of NCTE? Become one today at

Featured Conferences


CCCC Annual Convention

Spokane, Washington • April 7-10, 2021

LLA Literacies for All Summer Institute

Normal, Illinois • July 8-10, 2021

CEL Annual Convention

Denver, Colorado • November 22-24, 2020

Online Events


NCTE Member Gatherings

Web Seminars

NCTE Writes



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NCTE Annual Convention

Denver, CO

November 19-22, 2020

The NCTE Annual Convention is an opportunity to find new teaching allies, new connections with luminaries and authors, and enough new books to fill entire shelves in classroom libraries. Join us in November as Denver welcomes more than 8,000 authors, advocates, and literacy educators from across the country.

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National Celebrations


NCTE Advocacy and Leadership Summit

April 6-7, 2020

National Day on Writing

October 20 (every year)

African American Read-In

February (all month long, every year)