Member Benefits - National Council of Teachers of English

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NCTE Annual Convention
We’re delighted you’ve chosen to spend four days with us at NCTE24! In 2024, we’ll be together in Boston, Massachusettes, November 21 through 24. The theme for NCTE24 is Teaching with Heart, Hope and Humanity. Watch your email for the official call for proposals. Members save over 40% on Convention registration.

NCTE Journals
Our 10 professional journals reflect current research, trends, and teaching strategies for educators at all levels. NCTE journals are peer reviewed and available in print and online, with an extensive archive of 1,800+ issues. Members get a 66% discount on journals. Not a subscriber? Learn more.

Intellectual Freedom Center
Have you faced challenges to texts, to student writing, or to teaching methods used in your classroom or school? Find helpful advice, documents, and other support from NCTE’s Intellectual Freedom Center, and download your copy of the Free Expression Educators Handbook.

Special Interest Conferences and Conventions
NCTE provides amazing professional learning opportunities, from the Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention and the Literacies for All Summer Institute to
the Conference on English Leadership Convention and the Two-Year College English Association National Conference. Learn more.

Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources
Explore standards-based lesson plans, teaching ideas, videos, and online tools to help students improve their reading and writing. Visit the revitalized ReadWriteThink, the peer-reviewed, go-to resource for literacy educators!

Online Events and the All-New NCTE Video Library
Looking for some inspiration? Learn from fellow NCTE members, authors, and experts, all from the comfort of your home or classroom. NCTE offers hundreds of online professional learning events, including Member Gatherings, author talks, and online series events—all free of charge to NCTE members!

Plus, all event recordings are now available in the NCTE Video Library, where you can search for content that applies to the material you’ve been teaching or find in-depth information about a particular author or title.

NCTE Books Have You Covered
NCTE publishes a wide range of books that are written by teachers for teachers. Browse the NCTE Store and take advantage of everyday 20% discounts. Plus, members can support NCTE and independent bookstores with book purchases made on

Discounts on Insurance Programs
NCTE members can access a variety of insurance programs, including professional liability, life, health, and auto plans. Visit the Trust for Insuring Educators to learn more.


Want to know more about NCTE member benefits?
Contact NCTE Customer Service at 877-369-6283 or via email at