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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

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

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, 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

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 in a day or two to start your registration process, and also to join WCTE or renew your membership if you wish. 

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.  Motion:  Marti Matyska; Second: Emily Tymus.  Motion passed. Approval of October, 2012 Annual Membership Meeting Minutes.  Motion:  Marti; Second: John Z.  Motion passed.  Treasurer’s Report:  Tom Scott Approval of theRead More