The conference facility in Glenwood, MN was the perfect location for this first ever regional conference on April 27.
Great sessions, door prizes, being read at lunch by author Deb Mercier–all came together to serve our teachers in Central Minnesota.
Resources from presenters will be available as soon as they are received. The site also has treasures from previous years’ conferences.
To see what we did, here’s the color flyer.
Spring conference 2017 will be in St. Cloud on May 4-5. Stay tuned!
Check out our MCTE conference wiki to get resources from generous colleagues and presenters. Tons of good stuff there!
We are pleased to announce the following board actions:
Katie Kritzeck Anderson will remain executive secretary for one more year, as we extended her term. Susan Brooks is currently the assistant executive secretary.
Sierra Gilbertson is our new vice president.
Kathryn Campbell is our new chair for Intellectual Freedom. Please contact her with any concerns you have regarding censorship of speech, writing, or materials, or book challenges.
Steven Fisher is our new regional representative from Brainerd.
The Minnesota Council of Teachers of English is on Twitter, Facebook and Blogger. Be sure to find us on these social media to learn and see more of the organization. Be part of our community!
We are planning a one-day fall workshop event for Monday, October 31. Stay tuned!
There are new and changing requirements for teaching college-level courses in high schools (such as College in the Schools). More information might soon become available, but we hope this HLC informational document is helpful.
The changed format killed the links, so here they are:
editorial by Joe Nathan
Legislative hearings in early October
More info at: Inside Higher Ed, October 20, 2015
Read our post on our support for Tucson Unified School District. Read our statement here.