The Maine Council for English Language Arts is the Maine affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English.

MCELA provides Maine teachers of English language arts with opportunities to reflect upon and improve their teaching practices. Its activities include working to:
    • raise professional standards for the education and preparation of teachers of English language arts;
    • provide opportunities for teacher development;
    • improve the quality of English language arts learning and teaching in Maine schools.

MCELA Officers

Beth Carlson, Kennebunk High School
Renee Doucette, Marshwood High School
Secretary: Claudette L. Brassil, Mt. Ararat High School (retired)
John Emerson, John Bapst Memorial High School

SLATE Representative: Cynthia Dean, University of Maine at Augusta
NCTE Liaison Officer: Dan Murphy, Bonny Eagle High School

MCELA Board Members
John Brassil, Central Maine Community College
Pat Burnes, University of Maine
Morgan W. Dunton, English Language Arts Content Specialist, Maine Department of Education
Patricia Fox, Fryeburg Academy
Craig Furbush, AP 4 All
Courtney McCann, Marshwood High School
Ruth Story, Coordinator for Maine Day on Writing, affiliated with NCTE's National Day on Writing

Steffany Tribou, Oceanside High School

Core Challenges: The Classroom Re-Imagined
Friday, March 28, 2014

Point Lookout - Northport, ME

MCELA Membership
All paying attendees at MCELA's Annual Conference are automatically members until the subsequent conference. Others may join by sending $20 to: John Emerson, MCELA Treasurer, John Bapst Memorial High School, 100 Broadway, Bangor ME 04401
Renee Liepold,
Sep 29, 2012, 6:45 AM
Renee Doucette,
Mar 2, 2013, 7:29 AM
Renee Doucette,
Mar 2, 2013, 7:29 AM
Courtney McCann,
Mar 1, 2014, 6:43 AM
Courtney McCann,
Mar 1, 2014, 6:43 AM