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Links to ACTELA Teacher Blogs:

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.

Arkansas Curriculum Conference
November 6-7, 2014
Grand Marriott & Statehouse Convention Center

LEADING in LEARNING is this year's theme, recognizing the leadership roles of teachers in classrooms across Arkansas!
ACTELA's 2014 Featured Author!
Crystal Allen is the author of The Laura Line and How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy.

She has received a Florida Sunshine State Award Master List nomination and was a Junior Library Guild selection

 Crystal lives in Sugar Land, Texas with her husband and two sons.

You can visit her website at crystalallenbooks.com and download a flyer to promote her appearance.  

Learn more about the ACC here!



Arkansas Writer's Map

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