2018 NCTE Annual Convention

Houston, TX
November 15-18, 2018

This fall, we’ll come together in Houston to celebrate students’ voices and the impact they make in the world.

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Past Annual Conventions

Past Annual Conventions

Look at where we’ve been!

The NCTE Annual Convention has been in locations all over the country (even Hawaii) in its history!


 

1911   Chicago

1912   Chicago

1913   Chicago

1914   Chicago

1915   Chicago

1916   New York

1917   Chicago

1918   Chicago*

1919   Boston

1920   Chicago

1921   Chicago

1922   Chattanooga

1923   Detroit

1924   St. Louis

1925   Chicago

1926   Philadelphia

1927   Chicago

1928   Baltimore

1929   Kansas City

1930   Cleveland

1931   Milwaukee

1932   Memphis

1933   Detroit

1934   Washington

1935   Indianapolis

1936   Boston

1937   Buffalo

1938   St. Louis

1939   New York

1940   Chicago

1941   Atlanta

1942   canceled**

1943   New York***

1944   Columbus

1945   Minneapolis

1946   Atlantic City

1947   San Francisco

1948   Chicago

1949   Buffalo

1950   Milwaukee

1951   Cincinnati

1952   Boston

1953   Los Angeles

1954   Detroit

1955   New York

1956   St. Louis

1957   Minneapolis

1958   Pittsburgh

1959   Denver

1960   Chicago

1961   Philadelphia

1962   Miami Beach

1963   San Francisco

1964   Cleveland

1965   Boston

1966   Houston

1967   Honolulu

1968   Milwaukee

1969   Washington

1970   Atlanta

1971   Las Vegas

1972   Minneapolis

1973   Philadelphia

1974   New Orleans

1975   San Diego

1976   Chicago

1977   New York

1978   Kansas City

1979   San Francisco

1980   Cincinnati
Unity in Diversity

1981   Boston
Sustaining the Essentials

 

1982   Washington, DC
Let the Best of the Past Inform the Future

1983   Denver
Quality for All

1984   Detroit
Teaching English 1984: Renaissance Art and Science

1985   Philadelphia
Listening to the Past, Speaking to the Present

1986   San Antonio
What We Will Be

1987   Los Angeles
Making Connections

1988   St. Louis
Taking Language to Heart

1989   Baltimore
Celebrating Diversity

1990   Atlanta
Educating the Imagination

1991   Seattle
Free to Teach/Free to Learn

1992   Louisville
How Infinite in Faculties: Celebrating Ourselves as Teachers

1993   Pittsburgh
Democracy through Language

1994   Orlando
Defining Ourselves and Our Work in a Changing World

1995   San Diego
Teaching for Lifelong Learning

1996   Chicago
Honoring All Our Stories

1997   Detroit
Language as Moral Action

1998   Nashville
Learning with Our Students: Growing as Teachers

1999   Denver
Reimagining the Possibilities

2000   Milwaukee
Teaching Matters

2001   Baltimore
Re-Creating the Classroom

2002   Atlanta
Celebrating the Languages and Literacies of Our Lives

2003   San Francisco
Partners in Learning

2004   Indianapolis
Significance

2005   Pittsburgh
On Common Ground

2006   Nashville
The Compleat* Teacher

2007   New York
Mapping Diverse Literacies for the Twenty-First Century: Opportunities, Challenges, Promising Directions

2008   San Antonio
Because Shift Happens: Teaching in the Twenty-First Century

2009   Philadelphia
Once and Future Classics: Reading between the Lines

2010   Orlando
Teachers and Students Together: Living Literate Lives

2011   Chicago
Reading the Past, Writing the Future

2012   Las Vegas
Dream•Connect•Ignite!

2013   Boston
Reinventing the Future of English

2014   Washington, DC
Story as the Landscape of Knowing

2015   Minneapolis
Responsibility, Creativity, and the Arts of Language

2016   Atlanta
Faces of Advocacy

2017   St. Louis
Teaching Our Students Today, Tomorrow, Forever: Recapturing Our Voices, Our Agency, Our Mission

2018   Houston
Raising Student Voice: Speaking Out for Equity and Justice