Join LLA - National Council of Teachers of English

Individual Membership


LLA membership is $25 a year for NCTE members, $75 a year for nonmembers, and includes a subscription to the LLA journal Talking Points.


Talking Points helps promote literacy research and the use of whole language instruction in classrooms. It provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning. Published semiannually in October and May.


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Group Membership


Teachers Applying Whole Language (TAWL) groups provide individual members, usually from the same geographical area, a local network for their interest in whole language. Click here to see if there is group in your area.


Unique advantages for TAWL group members:


Join/Start a TAWL Group:
A minimum of five members is required to form a TAWL group. One member, usually the group contact person, must be an individual member of LLA/NCTE. TAWL Group membership in LLA is $25.00 per group.


To start a TAWL group, print out, complete, and mail the TAWL Group Enrollment Form with your payment to 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.