Our Mission & Vision
We are better together.
MCTE provides professional development for English language arts teachers and English education professors throughout the state. Our goals are to disseminate current English education scholarship and assist English language arts teachers as they make decisions about pedagogical practices, student populations, and teaching philosophies.
Who We Are
MCTE’s Executive Committee
President: Carrie Mattern
President-Elect: Jessyca Mathews
Vice President: Sara Hoeve
Past President: Andrea Zellner
Secretary: Ben Woodcock
Executive Director: Jim Kroll
Elementary School Chair: Kathleen Plond
Middle School Chair: Amanda Moeggenborg
Secondary Co-Chairs: Lynne Lesky and Rick Kreinbring
College Co-Chairs: Emily Sommer and Beth Spinner
Diversity, Inclusion, Justice, Equity (DIJE) Co-Chairs: Ben Briere, Raven Jones, and Rae Oviatt
Media Manager: Janet Neyer
Language Arts Journal of Michigan Editors: Raven L. Jones, Tanya Upthegrove Gregory, and Alexandra Sánchez
Michigan Department of Education Liaison: Mary E. Cox
Youth Outreach Coordinator: Abbey Lilly-Lacca
Student Affiliate Representative (WMU): TBD
Student Representative (CMU): TBD
Student Representative (MSU): TBD
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