The Missouri Council of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English. MoCTE serves as a vital link between the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and local schools. MoCTE strives to:
Cooperate with the National Council of Teachers of English in disseminating the best theory and practice of the teaching of English.
Support Missouri English and language arts teachers at the elementary, middle, high school and college levels in the improvement of teaching and student learning in reading and writing.
Collaborate with other professional organizations to support teacher professional growth.
MoCTE actively encourages diversity in its membership and in its work with students in schools.