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Spring 2019 WCTE Update

Delve into the Spring 2019 Update to take advantage of all the great resources and information:

  • Fall convention announcements
  • Time to submit award nominations
  • Diversity report asks for assistance
  • DPI Update on WI ELA standards
  • Twitter Chat schedule
  • Wisconsin English Journal news
  • Meet Amanda Sweet, District #5 director
  • National Poetry Month resources
  • First Amendment contest for your students
  • Books: What we’re reading
  • For Class: Ways to talk about books in class
  • Top Ten online resources for English teachers

WCTE Update December 2018

WCTE Update December 2018 is chockful of information about the upcoming convention, outstanding members who are winning awards, news affecting English teachers in Wisconsin, and plenty of ideas for your classroom.  Check out the following:

  • WCTE hires executive director
  • Election results
  • NCTE Affiliate Award and Chisholm Award
  • Twitter Chat schedule
  • Wisconsin English Journal news
  • Meet the treasurer: Tom Scott
  • Interview with Wisconsin author of A Dreadful Fairy Book
  • GEEO travel for teachers
  • Student Poetry Contest
  • What we’re reading
  • For class:  Book club with a purpose

Download here:  WCTE Update December 2018

WCTE Update: September 2018 issue

This issue is chockful of information about the upcoming convention, outstanding members who are winning awards, news affecting English teachers in Wisconsin, and plenty of ideas for your classroom.  Check out the following:

  • Twitter Chats
  • Meet District #2 director, Sarah Rowse-Borelli
  • The Great American Read:  voting and TV episode about the books
  • Contest, Scholarships and Curriculum–all about First Amendment Freedoms
  • Books:  Recommendations from Board members
  • Books:  Well-crafted plans for using Choice Reading with your students

Download here:  September 2018 WCTE Update

In the latest WCTE Update

WCTE’s position on Common Core Standards, convention review, DPI news, and more in the January Update.   

Theater in London

Theater in London

Program and Purpose:

This program offers you the opportunity to spend three fabulous weeks attending plays, studying theatre, and immersing yourself in the culture of London, the theatre capital of the world!

Our schedule of plays ranges from Shakespeare, to award-winning new plays, to musicals, to experimental theatre. We’ll see those shows at venues ranging from The National Theatre to fabled theatres such as the Barbican, the Royal court, the Donmar Warehouse, and the Bush Theatre, among others. London is the greatest theatrical laboratory in the world, and you will experience it at its best.

In the September Update

Convention sessions and registration form, testing news from DPI, award winners and more in the September Update.     

Nominations Deadline Extended

The deadline has been extended to May 15 for nominating candidates for the Nancy Hoefs Memorial Award for an  Outstanding Beginning Teacher.  See the Awards Page for details.

Nominations sought for Intellectual Freedom Award

WCTE is seeking nominations for the 2013 Lee Burress Intellectual Freedom Award.  The award  is designed to acknowledge the work done by educators who teach and extol the tenets of free speech and who urge responsible, humane and caring communication.  See the award announcement.

In the December Update

Read the latest  WCTE Update for convention news, award winners, new officers, and more.

Business Proceedings

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 terms in the search box.