2021 Annual Conference

Please join us this fall at the Holiday Inn in the University Area. This year’s conference focus will be on empowering and honoring student voices.  We are excited to announce our keynote speaker, Julia Torres!

Proposal deadline is June 30th

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Thank you to our Conference Sponsors
2020 Mini-Conference

Last fall we hit the refresh button and learned how to implement strategies to ensure justice and equity for ALL of our students. If you missed the conference, no worries!  Click on the links below to watch the breakout sessions and the phenomenal keynote workshop by Lorena Germán, founder of #DisruptTexts and chair of NCTE’s Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English. 

Keynote by Lorena Germán: Building an Anti Bias and Anti Racist ELA Curriculum

English Teachers’ Top 5 Activities for Distance Learning by Dr. Ross Collin

Female Athletes in Media by Dr. Katie Dredger

Equity and Access: Using Social Justice to Advocate for Students With Dyslexia by Dr. Mary Tackett, Dr. Paige Hayes Horst, and Dr. Donna Fogelsong

I Can No Longer Be Silent by Dr. Camilla Ferebee, Crystal Pope, and Michelle Roberts

Writing Conferences: Inviting Students into the Feedback Conversation by Adrian Nester and Jennifer Stuckey,

Lorena Germán is a Dominican American educator working with middle and high school students in Austin, Texas. Her Master’s degree is from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Lorena has been published by NCTE, ASCD, Heinemann, National Writing Project, EdWeek, and featured in The New York Times, Embracing Equity, and others. Most recently, she co-edited the anthology, Speaking for Ourselves and self-published The Anti Racist Teacher: Reading Instruction Workbook. She’s proudly a two-time nationally awarded teacher. Lorena is Co-Founder of the Multicultural Classroom, as well as Co-Founder of #DisruptTexts, and also Chair of NCTE’s Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English.