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Check out our new 2015 Newsletters--just click on the "Newsletter" link above. 

All issues of the Arkansas Anthology from 2009-2015 can be found in digital form by clicking on "Anthology" above in our dashboard.

Take a fresh look at NCTE/IRA's Standards for the English Language Arts at:

We are looking for our 2015 ELA Teachers of the Year and for our Linda Arnold Mini-grant winner--maybe it's you! Nominate someone or apply now! See the links above in the dashboard.

Arkansas Curriculum Conference
November 5-6, 2015
Grand Marriott & Statehouse Convention Center
Come network with Arkansas educators and join the collective voice of like-minded colleagues!
ACTELA's 2015 Featured Author--Zetta Elliott!
Read why Zetta writes at:

Links to ACTELA Teacher Blogs:

 Corey Oliver's blog at  http://boardcertifiedteachers.org/blog

CCRiley (Running, Gardening, Teaching & Learning and more!) www.ccriley.com

Jessica Herring's "Wisdom from the Middle" for reflective wisdom & excellent ELA teaching ideas http://wisdomfromthemiddle.blogspot.com/2014/09/tweets-from-secret-annex.html 

Welcome to the Arkansas Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts Website

We are a nonprofit organization whose aim is the improvement of the teaching and learning of English and language arts in the state of Arkansas. ACTELA provides a variety of services to meet the diverse needs of its members. These services include working with the Arkansas Curriculum Conference, offering conference mini-grants, recognizing outstanding language arts teachers throughout the state, and producing the yearly Arkansas Anthology.  

Joining is easy. Either complete our online membership process or print out the membership brochure and send a check for the membership level selected to the address listed.

Learn more about the ACC here!



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