Professional Writing Contest for Teachers & Educators
The theme of CATE 2018’s Convention is With Literacy and Justice for All. How are the concepts of literacy and justice linked in your own day-to-day teaching?
Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2017
First Place: one CATE annual convention basic registration, plus publication in California English and on CateWeb.org.
Second Place: one CATE membership, plus publication in California English and on CateWeb.org.
Directions for submitting the entry:
- Include writer's name, address, phone number, school and district.
- Articles limited to 1500 words.
- Click on the Professional Winners tab to read previous winners’ essays at cateweb.org.
- Email manuscripts formatted in Microsoft Word to Bill Younglove at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Contest:
To encourage teachers to join the wider professional community, each year CATE sponsors a professional writing contest. A prompt will be published in California English and on CATEweb, the deadline for entries will be August 31, and winners will be selected at the September Board of Directors meeting. Entries must be electronically submitted, must be 1500 words or fewer, and should show how the writer uses theory, professional reading, or classroom research for classroom practice.
The First Place winner will receive a basic level registration to the following annual CATE convention, plus publication in California English and on CATEweb. The Second Place winner will receive a one-year CATE membership, plus publication in California English and on CATEweb.
Creative Writing Contest for Students
With Literacy and Justice for All
Deadline for submissions: November 1, 2017
Download the contest flyer at www.cateweb.org
Considering the contest’s theme, With Literacy and Justice for All, write a poem, short story, essay, or speech about a message that needs to be heard.