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NJCTE is sponsoring two presentations at NJEA this year:
- Joe Pizzo will present “Get a Grant the Write Way” on Thursday, November 8, 3:15-4:45 PM, in room 413.
- Audrey Fisch and Susan Chenelle will present “Teaching Inequality to Encourage Students to Speak About Justice” on Friday, November 9, 9:45-11:15 AM, in room 402.
NJCTE board member Katie Nieves will also present two sessions: “Giving Into the Hyperdocs Hype” on Friday, November 9, 10:00-10:50 AM, in the Teacher to Teacher Learning Area, and “Google Tools to Help Struggling Learners” on Friday, November 9, 1:30-3:00 PM in room 317.
And NJCTE board members Pat Schall and Susan Reese will be onsite to meet with NJCTE members and prospective members. Come see us!
If you are traveling down to Houston for the NCTE and/or CEL conventions, you can find NJCTE members at the following sessions — and stay tuned for details on informal early morning coffee meet-up for all NJCTE members! (If you’re an NJCTE member who is presenting at NCTE, and it’s not already listed here, please add the details in the comments below!) The NCTE 2018 Convention program is available online.
Thursday, November 15
- (B.06) Literacy Leadership — Thursday, November 15, 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m., 352 A
Panel presentation featuring NJCTE board member Oona Marie Abrams.
Friday, November 16
- (C.32) Finding Their STEMinist Voice: How Informational Texts Can Inspire Girls — Friday, November 16, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m., 372 C
Panel presentation chaired by NJCTE board member Sarah Mulhern Gross.
- (D.53) Gatsby, A Raisin in the Sun, and Inequality Today: Nurturing Student Voices About Equity and Justice — Friday, November 16, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 330A
Workshop presented by NJCTE president Audrey Fisch and board member Susan Chenelle.
- (G.17) Empowering Teachers, Empowering Learners: Technology and Transformation — Friday, November 16, 3:30-4:45 p.m., 372DE
Panel discussion featuring NJCTE board member Joseph Pizzo.
- (G.44) Creating a Climate of Social and Environmental Justice in the English Classroom — Friday, November 16, 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m., 350 E
Panel presentation featuring NJCTE board member Sarah Mulhern Gross.
Saturday, November 17
- (H.37) Reclaiming Conversations: Avoidance, Engagement, Advocacy in ELA Discourse Communities — Saturday, November 17, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m., Grand Ballroom C
Roundtable discussion featuring NJCTE board member Oona Marie Abrams, along with Tricia Ebarvia of #DisruptTexts and many other educators.
- Secondary Luncheon — Saturday, November 17, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
NJCTE board member Susan Chenelle will be honored as New Jersey’s recipient of the 2018 High School Teacher of Excellence Award.
- (K.26) Choice and Challenge: Designing and Implementing Successful Literature Circle Experiences for High School Upperclassmen — Saturday, November 17, 2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m., 330 B
Panel discussion featuring NJCTE board members Oona Marie Abrams and Sarah Mulhern Gross, along with YA authors A.S. King, Brendan Kiely, Nic Stone, and Gae Polisner.
- (L.02) Literacy Instruction Worth Fighting For: What Do We Advocate and Why — Saturday, November 17, 4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom A
NJCTE board member Oona Marie Abrams will serve as a roundtable leader along with NJCTE member Emily Meixner.
CEL — Sunday, November 18
This year’s Conference on English Leadership is chaired by NJCTE board member Kate Baker.
- (B.2) Melding Tradition and Innovation in the 21st–Century Literacy Classroom — Sunday, November 18, 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., 320B
Session presented by NJCTE president Audrey Fisch and board member Susan Chenelle.
Monday, November 19
- (I.2) Tapping Local Talent — Monday, November 19, during opening session 8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Five-minute Ignite! session led by NJCTE board member Oona Marie Abrams.
- (F.5) Tech Tool Showcase — Monday, November 19, 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Session presented by CEL convention chair and NJCTE board member Kate Baker.