Position statement opposing UW-Stevens Point’s proposal to eliminate 13 humanities majors
The Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English strongly believes the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is making a very short-sighted decision in proposing to eliminate thirteen humanities majors, including English. Not only do we believe it will negatively impact current and future students interested in the humanities, but we also believeRead More
You are invited to the 2017 WCTE Annual Convention
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 (afternoon workshop) Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 (all-day convention) WHERE: UW-M School of Continuing Education Conference Center in Milwaukee 7th Floor of the historic Plankinton Building at 161 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 6000 HOTEL ROOMS: A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Fairfield Inn & SuitesRead More
WEJ Article Talk-Back
“What I’ve Learned About Teaching Non-Traditional Student” by Kisha Turner The author tells a story of how she became acutely aware of nontraditional students’ needs and the questions and unresolved issues that arose through teaching them. We invite you to join the conversation by commenting below. What is a nontraditionalRead More
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. The conference will be held at the UWM School of Continuing Education (at Grand Avenue Mall) on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 9:00 to 3:30. The cost is $45 andRead More
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 I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and also tell you about an exciting English outreach program that is very near and dear to me. During MASA’s inaugural yearRead 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 collective bargaining rights. Here’s why: There has not been enough time for the legislature to make an informed decision. The Governor is trying to rush this legislation through without an honestRead 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 afternoon workshop, the conference all day Friday, or both!
Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English July Board Meeting Friday, July 25th, 2014 HotelRed, Madison, WI Present: Loren Glassbrenner, Katie Herrmann, Shelly Moore, Dr. Tom Scott, John Pruitt, Lynn Frick, Linda Barrington, Kelly Seefeldt, Jackie Mayvon, Erin Schwayne, Marianne Potter, Kathy Nelson, Jenn Fishman Welcome and Introductions, 9:00am I. AgendaRead More