Language Arts teachers and literacy coaches, are you a member of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)? You're a professional...join your professional organization! Membership information is here--don't forget to add a journal to your membership!
Whether or not you're a member of NCTE, consider joining the Children's Literature Assembly of NCTE, a group whose goals are:
- To provide a forum for exchange among teachers of children's literature who share keen interest in children and classrooms;
- To promote children's literature as a field of learning, research, and classroom application;
- To undertake and disseminate programs and projects of special interest to those interested in children's literature;
- To work cooperatively with other organizations devoted to the promotion of literature in children's lives.