NMCTE Won Two National Awards This Year


The NCTE Kent D. Williamson Affiliate Membership Award

for increasing membership by more than 272% from 2017 to 2018!

Purpose: To recognize affiliates that have substantially increased their memberships or that have recruited new members for NCTE.

The NCTE 2018 Affiliate Multicultural Program Award

for the efforts made by our affiliate to celebrate and encourage diversity among English Language Arts teachers!

Purpose: To encourage and honor those affiliates who adopt programs, policies, activities, and other events which will promote diverse membership and multicultural resources, literature, topics, and speakers as well as advance multicultural programming.



We are pleased to announce the election of Alfredo Celedón Luján to Vice President of NCTE

“I have been a member for three decades and have been revitalized as a professional through my experiences with the Council,” Luján says. “Through my participation in many conferences and by sitting on several committees, I have witnessed the inner workings of the organization and its commitment to teachers and students by preK–college professionals. I am thrilled at the opportunity to serve NCTE and to represent New Mexico and the Southwest.”