Call for Presenters 2017

Present a Session at CATE 2017 Convention

CATE 2017 will be at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Convention Center, February 17-19, 2017.

Featured speakers will be announced shortly.

The flyer will be available both online and in the mail (to our members) in early September.

The Call for Presenters deadline is October 1.


Submit a Proposal to Present at CATE 2017

CATE 2017 Santa Clara

Announcing CATE’s 57th Annual Statewide Convention

CATE 2017 Convention logo


February 17-19, 2017

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Convention Center

Featured speakers to be announced soon!!

Call for Presenters will be available mid-June through October 1.

Stay tuned for more details!


Seeking Exhibits Manager

CATE is seeking a new Exhibits/Advertising/Sponsorship Manager.  This is a part-time position, compensated by commission.  For more details, please send inquiries to Michelle Berry, CATE Convention Coordinator at

CEL Exemplary Leadership Award

Carol Jago Receives Prestigious NCTE Award

Carol JagoEach year the Conference on English Leadership identifies one individual who has made truly exceptional contributions to literacy leadership across his/her career. After reviewing many highly deserving individuals, the CEL selected Carol Jago as the recipient of the CEL Kent Williamson Exemplary Leadership Award.

Carol is the editor of CATE’s own California English journal. We are honored to have her as part of the CATE family. Please join us in congratulating Carol for this prestigious award.

Carol Jago – Exemplary Leader 2016

CATE 2016 Program

2016 Convention Program Available for Download

Download the 40-page program (11.5 MB PDF)

The Convention Program is now available for download. This 40-page book includes all things convention so you can plan your sessions and events before you get to Costa Mesa in February. We know it’s hard to decide which sessions to attend, so we’d like you to be able to prepare your own itinerary in advance.

The program includes the full schedule of events, sessions, meals and speakers, sponsors and exhibitors, award presentations, and all the details for our annual convention.

This program will be printed and distributed at the onsite registration desk. You will receive a program when you arrive to pick up your name badge.


(Event titles link to more information for each event.)

CATE 2017 Convention

Text and Tech: Blending Tradition with Innovation

February 17, 2017 – February 19, 2017

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara