"We publish cutting-edge research translated into practical resources for educators and students; set standards for literacy professionals and teacher education programs; appreciate educators through awards and grants; and vigorously advocate for funding and policies supporting the literacy needs of school systems, teachers, and students across the globe."
previously known as the International Reading Association (IRA)
"The Council promotes the development of literacy, the use of language to construct personal and public worlds and to achieve full participation in society, through the learning and teaching of English and the related arts and sciences of language.“
Florida Associations - English Language Arts Education
"The Florida Council of Teachers of English is a non-profit organization
promoting communication, collaboration, and educational knowledge among all
responsible for teaching English and the language arts."