Thanks for sharing your story with NCTE. We believe that our members are doing amazing things with their craft and have rich insights to share with colleagues. Help us reframe the literacy and language education narrative by making your story a part of our story.
Let's start with the basics.

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How long have you been an NCTE member? *

How long have you been a teacher? *

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Let’s get to the heart of your story. Complete one or both of the prompts below:

Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, the classroom is where moments and memories are made. Tell us a story about a teaching experience that has really stuck with you.

What is the best piece of advice you have for a new teacher?

We would like to send a token of gratitude your way via snail mail for participating and sharing your story. Your address will NOT be published with your story.

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By clicking submit, you agree to give the National Council of Teachers of English permission to use and publish your images and text online and in print. Stories are subject to editing. *

Thank you for submitting your story and being a part of the next chapter of NCTE. We’ll be in touch soon about when and where you can see your story come to life.

If you have questions, comments, or ideas in the meantime, we'd love to hear from you. Feel free to reach out to us at