The Virginia Association of Teachers of English Language Arts (VATE), a state affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), is dedicated to excellence in the teaching of English and language arts. Membership is open to all Virginia English teachers and anyone in the state dedicated to the advancement of the English and language arts curricula. VATE keeps its members on the cutting edge of the teaching profession, offering a clear vision of English education, innovation in instructional methods, and opportunities to connect with others who share the vision that English teachers lay the foundation for our culture.
The Purposes of VATE
Not a teacher? No problem!
Anyone interested in the advancement of the English Language Arts curricula is invited to join VATE. The organization is not limited to English teachers or even teachers. The group wants input and involvement from anyone concerned with language arts instruction from preschool to graduate school and public and private instruction.
Benefits of Membership