CEL/NCTE Member $180
NCTE Member only $205
Nonmember $255

The CEL Convention immediately follows the NCTE Annual Convention and uses the same registration form. Registration includes access to all sessions, events, breakfast, and lunch.

Advance Registration Deadline: TBD


Hotel / Travel

Find flight, shuttle, and hotel discounts for your travel to the 2020 CEL Convention. All Convention activities will take place at the Denver Convention Center

Reservation Deadline: More information coming for 2020

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Session Strand Topics

  • Instruction
  • Leadership
  • Technology
  • Professional Development


CEL Convention Schedule

Information on 2020 Schedule available later in 2020

Past CEL Conventions


2019 CEL Annual Convention

Creating Opportunities: Leadership to Ignite Movements
and Momentum

November 22-24, 2019

Baltimore, Maryland

2018 CEL Annual Convention
CELebrating the Vision, Voice, and Momentum of Leadership
November 18-20, 2018
Houston, Texas

2017 CEL Annual Convention
Literacy Leadership for Access and Opportunity
November 19-20, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri

2016 CEL Annual Convention
Innovative Leadership
November 20-22, 2016
Atlanta, Georgia

2015 CEL Annual Convention
A Leader’s Legacy
November 22-24, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2014 CEL Annual Convention
Leading in a Collaborative World
November 23-25, 2014
Washington, DC

2013 CEL Annual Convention
Transformative Literacy Leadership and Learning
November 24-26, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

2012 CEL Annual Convention
Writing as Leadership: Fostering a Culture of Writing and Reflective Practice
November 18-20, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada

2011 CEL Annual Convention
Leadership Matters
November 22-24, 2011
Chicago, Illinois