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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Schedule

2018 NCTE Annual Convention
Houston, Texas, November 15–18

 

 

Wednesday, November 14

4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Registration Open

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Open

 Thursday, November 15

8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Registration Open

8:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Open

11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Preconvention Workshops (*additional registration required)

1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
A Sessions

2:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
B Sessions

4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. 
Opening General Session

5:45 p.m.–7:15 p.m.
Section Get-Togethers

 Friday, November 16

7:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Registration Open

7:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
NCTE Central Open

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
First-Year Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m. 
Friday General Session

9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
C Sessions

10:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
D Sessions

11:30 a.m–1:30 p.m.
Middle Level & CEE Ticketed Luncheons

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
E Sessions

2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.
F Sessions

3:30 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
G Sessions

5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Annual Business/Board of Directors Meeting

6:45 p.m.–8:45 p.m.
Evening Session and Reception for All Attendees

 Saturday, November 17

7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Registration Open

7:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m. 
ALAN Ticketed Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
NCTE Central Open

8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.
H Sessions

9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. 
Saturday General Session

11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Awards Session

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
I Sessions

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
J Sessions

12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Secondary Section & Children’s Book Award Ticketed Luncheons

2:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
K Sessions

4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
L Sessions

6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.
Special Interest Group Events

 Sunday, November 18

7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. 
Affiliate Roundtable & Children’s Literature Assembly Ticketed Breakfasts

8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Registration Open

8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. 
NCTE Central Open

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
M Sessions

10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
N Sessions

10:30-11:45 a.m.
National Writing Project Brunch

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. 
Closing General Session

CEL Convention (*additional registration required)

 Monday, November 19

8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Registration Open

CEL Convention (*additional registration required)

ALAN Workshop (*additional registration required)

 Tuesday, November 20

CEL Convention (*additional registration required)

ALAN Workshop (*additional registration required)