Andrene Bonner To Speak At National Convention

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased to announce that Andrene Bonner will be speaking at the 2011 NCTE Annual Convention.

Bonner, of Mount Vernon School District, New York, will be presenting during the panel session, “MINING GOLD: THE WRITER, THE STORY, AND THE STORYTELLER.” An excerpt from the description of this session in the Convention Program reads:

This workshop and panel presentation explores ways to engage students in writing their memoirs and fictional stories. The storyteller refers to best instructional practices for bringing literature to life in the classroom.

The session will be held from 1:15 PM to 2:30 PM on Saturday, November 19, 2011.

Each year, the NCTE Annual Convention draws thousands of K-12 teachers, college faculty, administrators, and other educational professionals from around the world. They gather to hear award-winning speakers, attend idea-packed sessions, share best practices, participate in workshops, and test the latest teaching materials. The 2011 NCTE Annual Convention will be held November 17-22, in Chicago, Illinois.