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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
Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English Position Statements, Resolutions, Endorsements
WCTE Position Statement Regarding the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts In light of the recent questions raised by Governor Walker regarding the adoption and implementation of the CCSS for the state of Wisconsin educational systems, the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English resolves: WCTE recognizes theRead More
Stay connected by joining a Google+ community connected with English education in Wisconsin: WI DPI English Language Arts WI DPI Digital/Open Education Resources WCTE District 5 WCTE District 8
Minutes of Executive Committee meetings can be viewed on this site, along with minutes of the Annual Business Meeting. See the Minutes page for details. The Minutes page contains a link to Committee Reports. These pages are also accessible via the menu under “About WCTE” and by entering the termsRead More
Common Core Lesson Templates
Model grammar lessons aligned with the CCSS, developed by a team of Wisconsin English teachers, show how to apply the standards. See the fall WCTE Update for details.
WCTE Is Ready to Help
From Your President From Kathy Nelson I just finished writing the names of all my 165 students on index cards, which I use for various things throughout the semester, found my lunch bag with the protein bar from last spring skipped for a student senate picnic provided for teachers, andRead More
WCTE Now on Facebook
Connect with other Wisconsin English teachers via the most popular social networking service. Join Facebook and become a fan.
Classroom Research Grants from WCTE
Apply for a grant to promote the teaching of English in your school. Awards are made annually through WCTE’s Robert C. Pooley Foundation. Also, you can nominate someone for a state or national award. See the awards page for details.
The Department of Public Instruction now sponsors englishk16, an unmoderated email discussion group just for teachers of English in Wisconsin. Become eligible to post messages, and receive copies of all messages posted, by following the Listserv subscription instructions at this site.
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