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

EFFECTIVE LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE SECONDARY CLASSROOM
July 13, 2020
Cooper Alumni Center
Arkansas State University
2600 Alumni Blvd.
Jonesboro, AR

Association of the College English Teachers of Alabama

CONFERENCE ON THE SYMPATHETIC IMAGINATION: LITERATURE, FILM, AND WRITING OF SYMPATHY AND EMPATHY
February 28-29, 2020
University of North Alabama
1 Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL

 

English Language Arts Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

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

 

Idaho Council of Teachers of English

HOOK EM FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
August 6, 2020
Capital High School
8055 W. Goddard
Boise, ID

 

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

 

Kentucky Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

IGNITING INNOVATION IN LITERACY LEARNING
February 28-29, 2020
Berea College
Berea, KY

 

Maine Council for English Language Arts

HONORING MAINE’S VOICES: READING THE PAST (W)RITING THE FUTURE
March 20, 2020
The Westin
157 High Street
Portland, ME

 

 

Minnesota Council of Teachers of English

BUILDING BRIDGES & BREAKING WALLS: LITERACY FOR ALL
April 30-May 1, 2020
Holiday Inn & Suites
200 W. 1st Street
Duluth, MN

 

Missouri Council of Teachers of English

WRITE TO LEARN CONFERENCE: EQUITY IN E.L.A.
February 27-29, 2020
Tan-Tar-A Resort
490 Tan Tara Estate
Osage Beach, MO

 

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English

SEL & ELA: LITERACY FOR LIFE
March 28, 2020
Pascack Valley High School
200 Piermont Avenue
Hillsdale, NJ

 

North Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts

LIFTING VOICES THROUGH READING, WRITING, AND INQUIRY
June 5, 2020
Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive
Hurst, TX

 

Western Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English

BRIDGES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM: BOTH READING AND WRITING
March 25, 2020
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Avenue
California, PA
For more information, please contact: Carol Frow

 

 

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