Information about Summer Institutes

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Greef Awards

Each year MoCTE recognizes outstanding pre-service teachers from across the state for their exemplary work in a teacher education program.  


The winners are recognized at the Write to Learn Conference in February.  Greef winners receive a complimentary two year membership to MoCTE.  


If you are a teacher educator in a teacher preparation program in Missouri and would like to nominate your student(s) please contact us for more information.

Missouri Teachers Write

We want your submissions. What are you writing? Poetry, argumentative, short stories, etc. We are looking for your creative writing. 

Scholastic Youth Writing Awards

Every year, students from across the state participate in the Scholastic Youth Writing Competition.  Please visit the competition website for more information.


MoCTE publishes the Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention students works in a digital format, call Missouri Youth Writes.  To download a copy, click here.  

Write to Learn

Every February, MoCTE partners with Write to Learn. This amazing conference features speakers who will appeal to all grade levels. Held at Tan-Tar-A Resort in the Lake of the Ozarks, this is a conference you don't want to miss. 

Missouri Writing Projects Network

Have you been to a Writing Project in your community? Check out the link above to find out about opportunities near you.