Jason Reynolds, author of All American Boys, Ghost, Patina, Long Way Down, The Boy in the Black Suit Miles Morales: Spider Man and more will visit Montclair State University Saturday, March 24, to receive the Muriel Becker Literary Award presented by the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English. Famed writer and literary critic John Freeman will offer the opening keynote speech, and Dale Russakoff, author of the compelling, The Prize, will be a highlighted speaker.
Registration for the event is made at www.njcte.com/conferences/ with discounts for retirees and students. Tickets may be purchased at the door, as space allows. The conference is open to the public and convenes at 8:30 in the Student Center Ballrooms on the north end of the campus.
The New Jersey Council of Teachers of English is the New Jersey state affiliate of NCTE, the National Council of Teachers of English. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) professional organization dedicated to educational and beneficial purposes. NJCTE fosters excellence in English Language Arts by developing academic and professional expertise at all levels. Membership is from April 1 to March 31.
For more information, visit NJCTE.com. Go to the NJCTE website conference page and scroll to the bottom of the page to register.
Written by Laura Nicosia, NJCTE board member
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