River East Collegiate (295 Sutton Ave. Winnipeg, MB)

“Deeper Reading, Better Writing”

Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Kelly Gallagher
Renowned Literacy Expert and Facilitator

Kelly Gallagher teaches at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, where he is in his 34th year. He is the former co-director of the South Basin Writing Project at California State University, Long Beach and the former president of the Secondary Reading Group for the International Literacy Association. Kelly is the author of several books on adolescent literacy, most notably Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It and Write Like This. Kelly¹s latest book, co-written with Penny Kittle, is 180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents. Follow Kelly on Twitter @KellyGToGo, and visit him at

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Are you an English Language Arts educator at the senior years level? Do you take an anti-oppressive stance in your classroom? Would you like to take part in a research study?
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The 2018 Pandora Poetry Winners are now up on the website!
View the winning poems here.

What is MATE?

The Manitoba Association of Teachers of English (MATE) invites you to become a member of an organization devoted to advocating for language learning and learners. As a member you can participate in sharing ideas with other language teachers and become better informed on current teaching practices.

Organization Description

The Manitoba Association of Teachers of English is affiliated with the Manitoba Teachers' Society as a Special Area Group (SAG).

MATE has a strong and diverse membership of English Language Arts teachers across the province and from kindergarten through post secondary education training.


MATE is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

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