PLTE Professors of Literacy and Teacher Education
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Welcome to PLTE's Official Web Site
Professors of Literacy and Teacher Education (PLTE) is a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the International Literacy Association (ILA).
The mission of PLTE is to provide a community for professionals who educate future teachers, including, but not limited to, university faculty and graduate students.
Learn About the International Literacy Association
ILA is a global advocacy organization, and literacy is our cause, our passion, and our reason for being.
We publish cutting-edge research on literacy, and we translate this research into practical resources for educators, students, and leaders involved in spreading literacy all across the world. Armed with a deep understanding of the history of reading and literacy research, we advocate for teachers' and students' needs and set the standards for how literacy is taught and evaluated.
Making Some Changes
We are in the process of making some updates to our SIG's name and also revisiting our Vision and Mission statements to better align with the International Literacy Association. At our 2015 annual session in St. Louis, MO the membership voted to change our name to Professors of Literacy and Teacher Education. We are very excited to be embarking on this new shift and look forward to what is in the future of PLTE.
IPLTE's Annual Session Program Now Available
Please join our Roundtable Discussions during our annual SIG session at the ILA conference in Austin, TX. For more information or to view the sessions' program, click on the PLTE 2018 link below.
Call for Award Nominations
PLTE is pleased to announce new awards to recognize the exemplary accomplishments of our membership. The PLTE awards are given yearly to outstanding members who exemplify excellence in the literacy profession. Award recipients must be members of PLTE for the year proceeding the award cycle. Winners will receive a certificate or plaque and a professional development stipend of $250.00. Completed Applications & Letters of Recommendation must be submitted electronically by midnight on May 25, 2018, to be considered for an award. Click on the button below for more information or visit the Annual Awards tab above in the navigation bar.
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