MCTE is Missouri's state affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English. We are a professional organization that maintains a close working relationship with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Through MCTE’s publications and conferences, English teachers across the state are able to share their professional interests and concerns. 

Your membership supports:

  • Access to DESE updates

  • Publications for Teachers:

    • FYI Newsletter

    • Missouri Teachers Write

    • Missouri Youth Writes

  • Writing Contests:

  • Access to MCTE Website

  • Access to MCTE Discussion Forum

  • Professional networking throughout the state

  • Recognition of outstanding educators

  • Mini-conferences with keynote speakers in Fall and Spring

  • Leadership opportunities at Write to Learn, Missouri's statewide language arts conference


To join, please email your completed membership form to  You will receive an invoice through Paypal.


Or, you can mail the completed membership form,  along with a check payable to MoCTE to: 


Missouri Council of Teachers of English

c/o Campus Writing Program

602 Sanford St., The Conley House
Columbia, MO 65211

Membership Form