2020 NCTE Virtual Annual Convention

November 19-22, 2020

This fall, when we come together online, let’s read, write, speak, listen, and view with curiosity. Together, we will be a confluencia of our songs.

See our program listings of live, scheduled, and on-demand sessions, as well as a list of exhibitors taking part in the virtual convention.

Registration Is Now Closed

Featured Speakers


At NCTE’s first-ever virtual Annual Convention you’ll have the opportunity to hear from inspiring speakers who care about literacy as much as you do. The art of teaching and learning writing, reading, speaking, and listening is multifaceted, complex, and rich with possibility. #NCTE20 will feature various prominent authors who will speak, motivate, and inspire us in these trying times. Times listed for Live and Scheduled Sessions are in Eastern Time.

Engaging Learners in Critical Literacy through Indigenous Education

Thursday 11/19, 2:30-3:45 pm ET

Rascuache Technology Pedagogy: Making Do with a Confluence of Resources

Thursday 11/19, 4-5:15 pm ET

We Are Our Daughters’ Keepers: Nourishing Powerful Literacies of Black and Brown Girlhood

Friday 11/20, 9:30-10:45 am ET

Equity, Access, and Community: Teaching and Supporting Learners across Online Course Models

Friday 11/20, 6-7:15 pm ET

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Rhetoric But Were Afraid to Ask—An Invitation

Saturday 11/21, 12:30-1:45 pm ET

History of Cultivating New Voices (CNV)

Saturday 11/21, 2-3:15 pm ET

Songs of Ourselves

Sunday 11/22, 10:30-11:45 am ET