Call for Presenters Extended to Oct. 15

Present a session at CATE 2016 Costa Mesa: Inspiring Literate Lives

The call for presenters deadline has been EXTENDED!  We’ve been receiving some wonderful workshop proposals this past week, and we have room for more. Deadline for submission is now Oct. 15th. Get yours in this week!

“WOW! You should give a workshop on that!” Ever heard that? Beginning with CATE 2016, each (non-commercial) workshop lead presenter at our annual convention will receive, upon completion of her/his workshop, $50, an honorarium to thank you for your effort and to help defray costs.

Use this form to submit your proposal today!


Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines

Introducing a new strand for 2016 Convention

When I began to plan CATE 2016, I thought first about the voices I wanted to bring to speak to us.  I grew up in a house with only five books – three of them were Readers Digest condensed volumes, one was a college text on nursing, and one was The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran.  And that was it.  I must have read those books dozens of times, Continue reading “Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines”

CATE Membership Dues Increase July 2015

CATE Membership

CATE members voted unanimously at the CATE Annual Business Meeting on February 22, 2015, to approve an increase in membership dues, effective July 1, 2015.

Membership Type / Dues:
1 year / $50
2 years / $90
3 years / $135
Retired / $40
Lifetime / $300
Student teacher / $25

If you have any questions about the changes, please contact me at

Joan Williams
CATE Membership Chair


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Promising Practices Fall 2015

Promising Practices

Sponsored by: Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English

Building Reading and Writing Lives That Last in the Age of the Common Core

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October 24, 2015

8:00 a.m. - Noon

PLNU Liberty Station Conference Center
2600 Laning Road San Diego, CA 92106

The center is near the small retail mall where Massage Envy, Starbucks, and the USS Never Sail are located, past the airport on the way to Point Loma.