Renew Your NCTE Membership - National Council of Teachers of English

Cutting-Edge Resources

As an NCTE member, you have access to the following resources:

  • Hundreds of free members-only literary and professional development events and webinars
  • A subscription to the Council Chronicle, the quarterly magazine available exclusively for NCTE members
  • Support when facing censorship challenges and more than 900 titles in the This Story Matters book rationale database
  • 1,800+ journal issues in our digital journal archive
  • Discounts on NCTE professional books and select products and services
  • Access to life, health, auto, and professional liability insurance through the Trust for Insuring Educators
  • A wide range of practical instructional materials written and vetted by NCTE members and expert colleagues
  • The knowledge that your membership supports NCTE programs that benefit culturally relevant teaching, including the National Day on Writing, the African American Read-In, and teacher mentoring initiatives


Membership Types

Individual Membership

An Individual Membership is for K–university teachers, administrators, and other education professionals.

Individual members enjoy all member benefits, including voting in Council elections, a subscription to the Council Chronicle and INBOX, discounts on NCTE books and events, and much more.

Standard Membership: $50 annually

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Student Membership

A Student Membership is for undergraduate or graduate students preparing for careers as literacy educators.

Student members are not eligible to vote in NCTE elections but have access to other NCTE member benefits.

Student Membership: $25 annually

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Emeritus Membership

An Emeritus Membership is designed for retired literacy educators who have been NCTE members for at least 15 years.

Emeritus Membership: $25 annually

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