NCTE Wins Top ASAE Gold Circle Award - National Council of Teachers of English


National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Wins  

2022 Overall Excellence Award in Association Communications from ASAE 

Champaign, IL, May 18, 2022 — National Council of Teachers announced today it has been recognized by ASAE with a 2022 Gold Circle Award as the Overall Excellence Award winner, us of nearly 200 submissions and 15 categories. The Gold Circle Awards competition is the premier association marketing, membership, and communications award that recognizes excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership, and communications programs. This year’s competition received more than 300 entries across 15 categories, including convention/meeting campaign, member retention campaign, print magazine, and video. 

“It is an honor to be recognized with the Overall Excellence Award from ASAE for our 2021 Annual Convention. NCTE sees the hard work and dedication of English language arts educators, and we want to provide them with the best opportunities to learn, grow, and excel in today’s environment. We are excited to be recognized as the top award from ASAE for our Convention, and we will continue to strive to provide the best for our community.” Emily Kirkpatrick, Executive Director, NCTE 

Entries for the Gold Circle Awards competition are judged consistently in each category based on criteria established by the ASAE Gold Circle Award Committee for excellence in association marketing, membership, and communications programs.  

“I am thrilled to congratulate the 2022 ASAE Gold Circle Award winners. ASAE’s Gold Circle Award recognizes the unique position of associations in the marketing and communications landscape.” said Kerri L. McGovern, MPP, CAE, chair of the Gold Circle Awards Committee. 

“By celebrating excellence in the field, the Gold Circle Awards highlights the creativity and innovation that association executives bring to the table and the results of which positively impact associations and its members. This year’s award winners embody what it means to be thoughtful, creative, and goal-driven.” 

For more information on the winners, visit Gold Circle Awards 

About NCTE 

Through collaboration and community, shared stories and shared experiences, NCTE supports teachers and their students in classrooms, on college campuses, and in online learning environments. 

For more than 100 years, NCTE has worked with its members to offer journals, publications, and resources; to further the voice and expertise of educators as advocates for their students at the local and federal levels; and to share lesson ideas, research, and teaching strategies through its Annual Convention and other professional learning events. 

About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership 

ASAE is a membership organization of more than 48,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Since it was established 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. With the support of the ASAE Research Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession and provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. Visit ASAE at