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  • Alabama State Department of Education
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX)
  • National Writing Project
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What We Do

Alabama Council of Teachers of English

What’s New

Welcome to our new online home!  We hope this site will make your ACTE membership privileges easy to
access and that you can take new ideas and tools into the classroom after your visit here.  If you have
comments or suggestions for this site, please contact the site administrator at

What We Do

The purpose of this organization shall be to improve the quality of instruction in English language arts at all
educational levels in Alabama; to facilitate professional cooperation of members; to provide programs which
will be conducive to more effective instruction in English in the state; to encourage professional growth
through research and publication without regard to distinctions to race, creed, or national origin.

Fall Conference Is October 20, 2007

ACTE Fall Conference Brochure
Fall Conference Workshop Schedule
Driving Directions to Fall Conference (Hoover Freshman Center)
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The CouncilGram is the newsletter for ACTE members.  You’ll find insightful articles, news
of the activities of the ACTE, as well as NCTE.  The CouncilGram welcomes your

Submissions welcomed for:

  • Teaching tips (approximately 1000 words)
  • Professional concerns (approximately 250 words)
  • Reviews of literature recommended for classroom reading and discussion,
  • selections not typically taught in the English/Language Arts classroom:
  • contemporary authors, young adult authors, children’s authors, multicultural authors
    (500-700 words)
  • Announcements of interest to ACTE members.

All manuscripts should be typed and double spaced, and submitted in triplicate or the
document can be attached to an email to Karen Mardis at

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