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  • Debra Parker

    Videotaped Student Writing Conferences

    Posted in: 21st Century Literacies

    Good morning! Does anyone have a template for a... more

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    writing conferences

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  • Peter Smagorinsky

    AJC op-ed on community colleges, part deux

    Posted in: CEE: Conference on English ...

    Smagorinsky, P. (2015, February 25). Community college:... more

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    One million and counting...

    Posted in: Reading Collaborative

    It's a great day for world literacy. We're... more


Maurren McVeigh-BerzokMareen McVeigh-Berzok 

New Jersey Policy Analyst Maureen McVeigh-Berzok has been a writer, educator, administrator, and trainer since 1980.  She holds an Ed.M. from Rutgers University and an M.A. from Oklahoma State University.  Maureen has taught Honors and Basic Skills English, directed the school play, advised the literary magazine, and fostered professional connections between the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Foundation, the Manhattan Theatre Club, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Folger Shakespeare Library and the public schools. As a K-12 Literacy Supervisor, Maureen has designed and implemented curriculum based on the Common Core and has provided professional development to teachers in close reading, lesson design, student motivation, creative writing, and teaching Shakespeare. She has been celebrated for full-district participation in the NCTE's African-American Read-In. Maureen's most recent publication is the study guide for "Leaves Swept by a Cruel Wind," a survivor's memoir currently in use in New Jersey's Holocaust/Genocide education programs.  She is also the blogger at, a home for the literary voices of the Garden State. Maureen can be reached at

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A Change in NCTE's Leadership  As Kent Williamson transitions from the role of executive director to executive emeritus, Barbara Cambridge, former director of NCTE's Washington, DC, office, will guide the Council in moving forward through her new role as interim executive director.  NCTE Website, February 13, 2015 

Powerful English at NCTE Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Toward the Next Movement  Ernest Morrell's NCTE presidential address from the NCTE Annual Convention in November 2014.  Research in the Teaching of English, February 2015

NCTE Announces Children's Book Awards 
Rain, Reign by Ann M. Martin, Feiwel and Friends publishers, has received the Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children and The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming, Schwartz & Wade publishers, has received the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children from NCTE.  NCTE, January 27, 2015