These external organizations partner with the English Department to offer services and opportunities to students, faculty, and community members.
Illinois Association of Teachers of English (IATE)
IATE is one of the oldest professional organizations for teachers of English language arts in the nation. IATE offers support and assistance to teachers throughout the state.
Illinois State Writing Project (ISWP)
The Illinois State Writing Project emphasizes teacher research and teacher writing, asking each participant to identify a problem and then spend four weeks writing and working on a teaching activity or set of activities that will address the problem.
Sinclair Lewis Society
The Sinclair Lewis Society encourages the study of, critical attention to, and general interest in the work, career, and legacy of Sinclair Lewis.