Annual Convention: November 21-24, 2024     

Group Pricing

The NCTE Annual Convention is the premier annual event for English language arts and literacy educators. By attending, you’ll engage with and have access to the newest innovations and research, the brightest thinkers in ELA, hundreds of authors and illustrators, and the most robust networking available anywhere in the field. Don’t miss this chance to communicate, collaborate, and create with fellow English language arts teachers and educators at the NCTE Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio, November 16–19, 2023.


Attending #NCTE23 as a Group

You can enhance your Annual Convention experience by bringing a team or group or colleagues and peers. We offer registration at a group discount rate of $275 per person ($335 after October 11) if a school or district sends 10 or more teachers and makes a single payment to cover the balance of the invoice. Every member of your team will return to work energized by what they’ve learned and ready to collaborate on implementing their new ideas. To register as a group, please contact NCTE Customer Service at 877-369-6283. The information needed for group registration includes Name, Email Address, School Affiliation/Company, Address, Phone Number, Dietary Restrictions, and ADA Accommodations for each member of the group.

Individual (non-member) Group (10+, per person)
Early Bird (ended October 11)



After October 11



Register now! Call 877-369-6283


Experience #NCTE23!

Below you’ll find section tracks to help guide your experience at NCTE’s Annual Convention. Search the online database of sessions to begin planning your schedule!

Teachers of our younger students will find plenty to explore at #NCTE23.

From incredible authors and illustrators to the leading experts and innovators in our field, every hour is packed with sessions designed just for elementary teachers. There is also an Early Childhood Education strand focused on teaching and advocating for preschool and early elementary-age children. Learn more.

There is so much happening in the Middle Level Section at NCTE.

From Section-specific events to a thoughtfully chosen program, you’ll notice an energized focus on crafting sessions that speak to the complexities of teaching students in the middle grades and bringing leading authors and educators to the podium. Discover new ideas, new tools, and new friends! Learn more.

NCTE’s Secondary Section has selected a program with the best professional learning you’ll ever find, plus a giant network of colleagues you’ll want to stay connected to all year long!

Whether you love teaching poetry, the Bard, critical literacy, choice reading, disciplinary writing, or some other specialty of grades 9–12, this Convention is rich with learning experiences for you. And for instructional leaders searching for the maximum learning experience, you’ll also want to join NCTE’s Conference on English Leadership (CEL) for its Annual Convention at the end of the NCTE Annual Convention. Learn more.

NCTE’s College Section represents a wide diversity of experiences, reflected by a variety of Convention offerings.

You’ll find sessions presented by members active in our English Language Arts Teachers of English (ELATE) group that address the needs of those who work in teacher education at the college level. There are also sessions pertinent to teaching English in the two-year college, assessment in composition courses, first-year writing, and current research in the field. If you teach college English, you’ll be intrigued by a range of interesting sessions on literature. There’s truly something for everyone! Learn more.

Browse the Convention Preview magazine!


2023 NCTE Annual Convention Preview

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



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!