2016 Convention Registration

The WCTE 2016 Convention (Engaging Students through Reading and Writing) is full, our registration is closed, and we are unable to accept any on-site applications.

2016 WCTE Convention Registration Form

The 56th annual state convention of the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English

Engaging Students through Reading and Writing

Keynote speaker: Kelly Gallagher

UW-M School of Continuing Education Conference Center

7th Floor of the historic Plankinton Building

161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203

Thursday afternoon, October 13 at 12:30 and Friday, October 14, 2016 (registration 7:15)

Pre-Registration Deadline: October 1, 2016

REGISTRATION BONUS: Free copy of Kelly’s new book, In the Best Interest of Students,

to the first 200 paid registrants!

To register online, please visit our online registration form.

Name: ______________________________  Job Title: _________________________________Mailing Address: _______________________________________________________________


School/Organization: ____________________________________________________________

Purchase Order # (if applicable): ___________________________________________________

Email Address: _________________________________________________________________

If you are registering for a Thursday workshop, check the one you plan to attend:

     _____    National Writing Project                  _____    Differentiating  Instruction through Technology

Convention Registration Fees (see page 2 for membership information)

Thursday Workshop Friday Convention Both
WCTE Members $100 $100 $175
Non-members $150 $150 $280
Students/Retirees $40 $40 $75

To register for the convention by check or purchase order, complete this form and mail to:

WCTE 2016 Conference Registration

Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction

Enderis 310


PO Box 413

Milwaukee, WI 53201

Keep a copy for your records!

  • Thursday’s workshop fees include snacks.
  • Friday’s convention fees include continental breakfast and a buffet lunch featuring a choice of two entrées (one is vegetarian) soup, salad, beverage (cola, diet cola, iced tea, milk, coffee, or tea), and a cookie bar.

Convention Fees: Make Checks Payable to WCTE
Registration: $__________        Membership Dues: $__________ Total Enclosed:  $_________Hotel Rooms:A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Milwaukee Downtown

To receive the group rate of $80, you must reserve a room by September 19, 2016.

To make a reservation call: direct 414-224-8400 or toll free Marriott 1-877-699-1495

 Identify yourself as WCTE 2016 State Convention Group.


The School of Continuing Education provides a parking discount for participants in its classes/ programs who park in the Grand Avenue structure.  Please bring your parking gate ticket to the 7th floor reception desk to have it validated.  The validation entitles you to the special UWM daytime rate of $6 regardless of week, time of day, or length of stay (NOT free parking).  

Finding Your Way to the Convention Rooms:

From the parking structure (1st & 2nd floor entries are the easiest), enter the Plankinton Building/Grand Avenue Mall and cross the Rotunda to the elevators on the north side of the building (closest to Wisconsin Avenue). Take the elevators to the seventh floor.

WCTE Membership Information

This form represents a  _____ New Membership           _______ Renewal

WCTE District (CESA): _______ (1 – 12; if you do not know your CESA, please check one of the options below)

Please look up my CESA for me based on my school address: _________________

Please look up my CESA for me based on my home address:  _________________

What grades do you teach (circle)?

Elementary               Middle               Secondary                Post-secondary

Are you an administrator or specialist (circle)?

Dept. Chair          Elem. Admin.       Middle/Secondary Admin.      Reading/Language Arts Specialist

What sort of member would you like to become (circle)?

Standard …………………$30                        New Teacher …………….$20 (1-2 yrs in profession)

Contributing ……………..$40                        Retiree …….……………..$15

Sustaining ………………..$50                        Student …………………..$ 5

Thursday’s Workshops:

  • National Writing Project: Teachers as Writers and Teachers as Teachers of Writing
  • Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Learner: Differentiating Literacy Instruction through Technology