Annual Convention: November 16-19, 2023     
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Register today for the 2023 NCTE Annual Convention!

Registration for the 2023 NCTE Annual Convention includes access to all General Sessions, concurrent sessions, the All-Attendee Gathering, Special Interest Group events, the Now Screening film festival, featured sessions, and the Exhibit Hall.

Student registration requires current NCTE student membership and valid proof of student status. To receive the Emeritus rate, be sure you are currently an NCTE Emeritus member.

To register, you’ll first be asked to log into your NCTE account so we can gather your contact information and membership status. You’ll then be transferred to the registration form. If you don’t yet have an NCTE account, you’ll create one before you move on to the registration form.

See our funding ideas and options and the opportunity for convention registration scholarships.

Register by October 11 to take advantage of early-bird pricing. If you are unable to attend the Annual Convention, registration fees will be refunded if you notify NCTE by October 11, 2023. A $25 cancellation fee will apply to all cancellations. Refunds will not be given after October 11, 2023. 2023 NCTE Annual Convention Preview

Please note that membership in ALAN does not give an NCTE member rate for the ALAN Workshop.

Presenters are required to register for the Convention.

For more information, see the CEL Annual Convention website and the list of Workshop descriptions.

See also the online database of sessions to begin planning  your 2023 NCTE Annual Convention schedule!

Where can I rent a scooter or wheelchair? See the Greater Columbus Convention Center accessibility website and guest services website for information on scooters and wheelchairs.

Questions? Contact NCTE Customer Service: 877-369-6283 or

2023 NCTE Annual Convention

NCTE Member

$325 (preregistration)

$385 (after Oct. 11)


$435 (preregistration)

$489 (after Oct. 11)


$148 (preregistration)

$166 (after Oct. 11)


$166 (preregistration)

$191 (after Oct. 11)

Group Rate (10 or more, per persons)

$275 (preregistration)

$335 (after Oct. 11)

2023 ALAN Workshop

NCTE Member

$250 (preregistration)

$265 (after Oct. 11)


$285 (preregistration)

$295 (after Oct. 11)


$135 (preregistration)

$135 (after Oct. 11)

2023 CEL Annual Convention

NCTE Member

$215 (preregistration)

$235 (after Oct. 11)


$300 (preregistration)

$330 (after Oct. 11)

2023 Workshops

NCTE Member




2023 Meal Events

ELATE Luncheon (Nov. 17)


Middle Level Luncheon (Nov. 17)


ALAN Breakfast (Nov. 18)


Secondary Section Luncheon (Nov. 18)


Children’s Book Awards Luncheon (Nov. 18)


Children’s Literature Assembly Breakfast (Nov. 19)


Affiliate Breakfast (Nov. 19


National Writing Project Brunch (Nov. 19)




Don’t miss out on all that NCTE has to offer! As a member, you’ll have access to exclusive discounts on conventions, meetings, and materials, as well as free members-only events and unlimited access to content and lesson plans. You’ll also join a community of the best minds in English, language arts, and writing studies who will support you throughout the many stages of your teaching career.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take your professional development to the next level and become a part of the NCTE community. Sign up now and start enjoying all the benefits of membership!

Preregistration ends October 11. Act now to experience maximum savings on #NCTE23 registration!Register Now