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
Kia Jane Richmond
Interim Co-President: Kia Jane Richmond
Interim Co-President: Andrew Schoenborn
President-Elect: Andrea Zellner
Vice President: Carrie Mattern
Past President: Geryl Lobert
Secretary: Ben Woodcock
Executive Director: Jim Kroll
Elementary School Chair: Shelley Esman
Middle School Chair: Amanda Moeggenborg
Secondary Chair: vacant
College Chair: Carlin Borsheim-Black
Diversity, Inclusion, Justice, Equity (DIJE) Chair: Naitnaphit Limlamai
Media Manager: Janet Neyer
Language Arts Journal of Michigan Editors: Shireen Al-Adeimi, Kaitlin Glause, and Christina Ponzio
Deb Van Duinen
Michigan Department of Education Liaison: Mary E. Cox
Youth Programs Coordinator/Michigan Youth Arts Festival Liaison: Abbey Lilly-Lacca
Student Affiliate Representative (WMU): Megan Oldham
Student Representative (CMU): Owen Farney
Student Representative (MSU): Maria Maniolas
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