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Our Mission:

WCTE strengthens the teaching of English Language Arts through
mentoring, scholarship, advocacy and collegiality.

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

Our Board of Directors bring experience from middle school through university level.
Meet our Board Officers:

DENISE MEYER

WCTE President

MARIANNE POTTER

1st Vice President

JOHN SCHAD

2nd Vice President

JOHN PRUITT

Past President

SHELLY MOORE KRAJACIC

Secretary

TOM SCOTT

Treasurer

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See what some Satisfied Members have to say


  • Collaboration

    I belong to WCTE because it allows me to collaborate with people across the state and it keeps me energized in my own teaching.

    Jennifer Kieren, Ellsworth Community High School

  • Best Teaching Practices

    WCTE membership acquaints me with best teaching practices and opportunities for collaboration with my Wisconsin colleagues.

    Katie Herrmann, Hartford Union High School

  • Connections

    As a teacher in a small district, I love the connection that WCTE allows me to make with teachers all over the state. Whether large or small, urban or rural, or somewhere in between, we can all help each other out.

    Kara Sommerfeldt, Arcadia High School

  • Family

    NCTE is my professional home; WCTE, my immediate family.

    Kathy Nelson, Arrowhead High School

  • Making World Better

    WCTE helps me make the world a safer and cooler place for English teachers and their students.

    John Pruitt, UW-Rock County

  • Opportunities for Growth

    WCTE is my link to professional growth in ELA. This group of dedicated educators works tirelessly to bring all of us opportunities for growth and fellowship. Join now!

    Martha Handrick, Lakeland Union High School

  • Having a Voice

    WCTE gives us a voice in our own profession! I love being part of an organization that believes in the values I fight hard to protect in my classroom.

    John Schad, Kohler Middle School

Donna Pasternak

UWM Writing Project hosts Conference on the Teaching of Writing

from Donna Pasternak I encourage you to attend the Third Annual UWM Writing Project’s Conference on the Teaching of Writing.Read More

Nathan Bayer

Do your students wonder why they should study English in college?

My name is Nathan Bayer. I am the current president of the Milwaukee-Area Student Affiliate of NCTE (MASA), and IRead More

Resolution in opposition to Gov. Walker’s plan to strip Wisconsin public workers of their collective bargaining rights

The Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English strongly opposes Governor Walker’s plan to strip Wisconsin public workers of their collectiveRead More

Join us in Milwaukee

Registration is now open for the annual WCTE Convention, October 15-16 in Milwaukee.  Plan to attend Jeff Wilhelm’s Thursday afternoonRead More

Get ready for WCTE’s 2015 conference!

Hear what people said about last year’s conference.

July 2014

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English                                                                                             July Board Meeting                                                                                                                            Friday, July 25th, 2014                                                                                                                     HotelRed, Madison, WI Present: Loren Glassbrenner, KatieRead More

Paper Form

Registration-Form- 2014

Online Registration

The 2015 online registration form is under development and will be ready to use very soon.  Please check back inRead More

WCTE Annual Membership Meeting Minutes – DRAFT 2013

WCTE Annual Membership Meeting Minutes – DRAFT Friday, October 11, 2013 Crown Plaza Hotel, Madison, WI   Approval of Agenda. Read More

2012 Oct. Annual Meeting Minutes

Agenda for Annual Business Meeting of Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English Friday, October 12, 2012, immediately following Fall ConventionRead More