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Missouri Association of Teachers of English

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The Missouri Association of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English. MATE serves as a vital link between the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and local schools. MATE strives to:

  • Cooperate with the National Council of Teachers of English in disseminating the best theory and practice of the teaching of English.
  • Support Missouri English and language arts teachers at the elementary, middle, high school and college levels in the improvement of teaching and student learning in reading and writing.
  • Collaborate with other professional organizations to support teacher professional growth.
  • MATE actively encourages diversity in its membership and in its work with students in schools.