Learn how you can help to advance English Language Arts in the Mountain State.

Join WVCTE and NWP@WVU for our first state conference:


Exploring the Power of Place


Join us for two days of writers, speakers, and workshops that will inspire and empower you to do your best teaching for our students here in West Virginia.

Morgantown, WV

April 20-21, 2018

I always find that the month of March presents the extra special problem of the brackets.  I am constantly finding them around the room and in the halls; discussion around the school amongst the students centers around who has the best bracket.  This year, I......

BY: LIZ KEIPER This year, one of my teacher-goals was to get my students to write more. If you’re anything like past-self me, when you’re in the middle of a novel unit, you get so wrapped up in during-reading and between-reading activities that you wake......

The West Virginia Council of Teachers of English is committed to promoting literacy and lifelong learning by empowering and inspiring educators through professional development and collegial communication. WVCTE seeks to connect educators across the state to improve the teaching of English Language Arts at all levels.

Dear English Teachers of West Virginia,

We are a group of passionate teachers who are committed to providing our students with the highest quality instruction and most valuable learning experience we can offer. We believe English teachers throughout our state have a story to tell, expertise to share, and the ability to change and shape the lives of our students. 

We believe when teachers are connected, have a voice, and are plugged in, students benefit. WVCTE provides teachers a professional experience that inspires greatness, so they can reach their students in ways that result in learning that matters and endures.   

Please join us in uniting West Virginia educators. 

Let’s inspire greatness together. 

WVCTE Executive Committee