CATE 2018 Professional Writing Contest

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: August 31, 2017

First Place:  One basic registration to CATE 2018 in San Diego, plus publication in California English and on

Second Place: One CATE membership, plus publication in California English and on

Directions for submitting the entry:

  • Include writer’s name, address, phone number, school and district, and email address.
  • Articles limited to 1500 words.
  • The deadline for submission is August 31, 2017.
  • Email manuscripts formatted in Microsoft Word to
  • Click on the Contest and Awards tab to read previous winners’ essays at