The National Council of Teachers of English is an American professional organization dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of English language arts. It was founded in 1872 as a way to bring together teachers of English and promote the value of literature. The NCTE is now a large organization with more than 60,000 members.
The National Council is an organization that was founded in 1872 by teachers who wanted to bring together educators who shared the same interests and ideas on how to improve the teaching and learning of English Language Arts. The NCTE has grown into one of America’s largest organizations with more than 60,000 members.
The National Council of the Arts is a nonprofit organization established by Congress in 1965 to support and lead the arts in America. The council serves as an advisory board to the President and Congress, recommending public policy on artistic matters. The council also distributes more than $150 million annually in funding from the NEA, NEH, and other federal agencies to state arts agencies, local arts organizations, individual artists and for special projects.
The council is made up of 18 members: a chairman appointed by the president; six members of Congress; four presidential appointees; four non-arts professionals appointed by the president; and one member from each state (two each from large states).