CEL 2020 Vision: By the year 2020, CEL will establish itself as the agent of leadership development in literacy education.
CEL 2028 Vision: By 2028, CEL will distinguish itself as an innovative, evolving literacy leadership organization that meets the dynamic needs of its diverse membership.
CEL Mission: The Conference on English Leadership fosters the development of literacy leaders dedicated to building socially inclusive, equitable, and diverse opportunities and outcomes for the communities they serve.
- Affirm CEL as the professional home and place of belonging for literacy leaders.
- Recognize and redefine the work of literacy leadership.
- Create a network of literacy leaders, teacher-leaders, and educational advocates.
- Cultivate, mentor, and support emerging and veteran leaders.