ALBANY – James Hill, chair of the Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages and Mass Communication will serve a two-year term as a Policy Analyst for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The Policy Analysis Initiative has one representative from each state to support the interests of English college and university faculty in that state
The purpose of this initiative is to inform National Council of Teachers of English, Conference on College Composition and Communication, and Two-Year College English Association members about state-level policy.
In his role as a Higher Education Policy Analyst, Hill will analyze policy developments in the state that impact English language arts, literacy education and the humanities in colleges and universities.
There is also a representative to support preschool through high school.
As a policy analyst, Hill will educate his fellow members and highlight the critical issues in the state. He will also influence National Council of Teachers of English policy and advocacy focus through online posts published on NCTE’s website.
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