Join Our Post-Conference Twitter Chat!


Let’s keep the energy and excitement of the NJCTE Fall Conference going on Twitter! Join Co-Chair Denise Weintraut this Tuesday, October 2nd, from 7:00-7:30pm for a sharing session on Twitter. Use the hashtag #NJCTE18 to follow the discussion. We’ll be asking the questions below. When you go to answer, just use A1, A2, etc., in your answer so that we know which question you are answering. Contact Denise with any questions. Her Twitter handle is @SmilingTeach, and you can email her at

Q1: What did you appreciate about the conference?

Q2:  What session was your favorite and why?

Q3:  What was the best thing you learned that day?

Q4: What will you share with your colleagues?

Q5: What else would you like to see next time?

Join Our Post-Conference Twitter Chat!

Welcome to New Board Member Denise Weintraut


Please welcome NJCTE’s newest board member, Denise Weintraut.

Denise Weintraut teaches ELA to middle schoolers at the Berlin Community School in the Berlin Borough School District. She is passionate about inspiring struggling readers to become engaged and literate thinkers who read for fun and to inform their lives. An advocate for the integration of technology in the classroom, she is an Apple Teacher and a Google Certified Educator, L1. She facilitates regional #CoffeeEduNJ chats in the South Jersey region and can often be found at area conferences and EdCamps. She also serves on the Board of the West Jersey Reading Council and believes that authors are rock stars. Committed to the principles of social and emotional learning, she strives to make her classroom an inclusive place where all students feel both welcomed and challenged. Chocolates and good books make her insanely happy!

You will have an opportunity to meet Denise at NJCTE’s upcoming spring conference, March 24, at Montclair University. As NJCTE’s membership chair, Denise will be working the registration table. Please take a moment to introduce yourself if you don’t already know Denise and welcome her to the NJCTE leadership team.

Posted by Audrey Fisch, blog editor for NJCTE

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English, the New Jersey state affiliate of NCTE, the National Council of Teachers of English

Welcome to New Board Member Denise Weintraut