Iowa Council of Teachers of English

ICTE January 2018 Newsletter

January 4, 2018

  News from the Iowa Council of Teachers of English ICTE is a volunteer organization that facilitates deep connections and p...

Connect at Eng-Camp 2017!

July 6, 2017

            Eng-Camp 2017 is just over one month away, and I wanted to share a testimonial from Alyse Garcia, one of last year's Eng-Camp attendees:   I had a wonderful ...

ICTE Fall Conference 2017: October 12 & 13 – Register Today!

May 30, 2017

Meet up to learn with our keynote speakers, Christine Dawson, author of The Teacher-Writer:  Creating Writing Groups for Personal and Professional Growth and Thomas Newkirk, author of Minds Made for Stories: How We Rea...

Reserve Keynote Speakers’ Books Today

August 18, 2016

To all ICTE Members, especially those planning on attending the 2016 Fall Conference, we have created a Google Form to order the keynote speakers', Sarah Kadjer's and/or Donalyn Miller's, book(s) ahead of time for the Fall Conference. It's a GREAT idea to have reserva...

August 2016 SCOA News

August 2016 SCOA News

August 16, 2016

July 2016 SCOA News

July 12, 2016

July 2016 NCTE Standing Committee on Affiliates This Month’s NCTE Policy Statement—21st Century Literacies: NCTE’s definition of these literacies remind affiliates of ways we can support our members’ work... Rewind: June

July 10, 2016

With the arrival of July, let’s take a look at what resources folks used the most on in June. Our student interactive tools and mobile apps have been hot this summer! Here’s how people have been using them:           &...

Etymology of a Teacher

July 9, 2016

This post is written by Anna Baldwin, NCTE’s P12 Policy Analyst and the 2014 State Teacher of the Year for Montana.  When I was named 2014 Montana Teacher of the Year, I really had no idea what awaited me. I did not anticipat...

Learning and Growing Out of Pain

July 8, 2016

We at NCTE are deeply saddened by the violence that has occurred over the last several days. We send our heartfelt sympathy to the families of the victims and sincerely hope that their grief will be eased and that they will find healing through the next days, months, and years....


July 8, 2016

This post is written by NCTE member Jamal Cooks.  I am a married, African American professor of education with two children. My children observe me as an educator working with teachers. They watch me mentor dozens of young people about school, work, and life and get awards for my teaching, research, and ...

The Too-Oft Quiet but Cherished: Membership—Part 1: Affiliates and Sections

July 7, 2016

The following post is by NCTE Vice President Jocelyn Chadwick and is part of a series she is writing about NCTE’s Legacy of Pride. NO organization on the planet survives without the strength, the momentum, the energy, the passion, the com...

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