September 8, 2020
NEHS Webinars
NEHS Webinars
Starting Your NEHS Chapter: A Conversation for New Advisors (and Veterans)
Thursday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. CDT
The 30-minute webinar will be an opportunity for a brief overview of important chapter administration topics, followed by a Q & A session.
Affiliation Fee Extensions
Affiliation Fee Extensions
In response to the COVID-19 challenges, NEHS realized many chapters would find it difficult to coordinate paying affiliation fees in the spring. While the NEHS Connect system continued to notify Advisors of fee due dates by sending regular invoices, we extended the timeline for payment to September 30, 2020.
Common Reader Recommendations
Common Reader Recommendations
We are looking for suggestions from Advisors or chapter members on next year's Common Reader; perhaps an early topic of discussion for a chapter meeting might be to share titles from summer reading that members feel would be good candidates for the Common Reader. Send suggestions to
October Flash Fiction Challenge–Dribbles
October Flash Fiction Challenge–Dribbles
The October Writing Challenge asks student members and Chapter Advisors alike to submit dribbles, exactly 50-word stories, due October 1, 2020—consider hosting a virtual chapter activity for the start of the semester to galvanize your members and bring them together, even if distanced.
 NCTE Conversation:
NCTE Conversation: "Permission to Feel"
NCTE members might be interested in NCTE's virtual conversation with Marc Brackett, Yale professor and author of Permission to Feel, an exploration in the "ways in which we can understand our emotions and work through them to live healthier lives." The event will take place on Thursday, September 17, 8:00 p.m. EDT.
Upcoming Dates
National English Honor Society for Secondary Schools
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Sigma Tau Delta, Department of English
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
United States

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