Vote by Nov. 28 in AACTE’s Board of Directors Election

The annual election for the AACTE Board of Directors opens today and runs through November 28. Eight seats will be decided via online voting: one representing the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE), one representing the Council of Academic Deans from Research Education Institutions (CADREI), one representing university presidents/provosts, and five at-large seats.

All AACTE Institutional and Chief Representatives are eligible to vote for all eight open seats. The slate of candidates is as follows:


jackie crawford
Jackie Crawford, Professor, Simpson College (IA)
mark meyers
Mark Meyers, Dean, College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education, Xavier University (OH)


michael dantley
Michael Dantley, Dean, College of Education, Health, & Society, Miami University of Ohio
debbie mercer
Debbie Mercer, Dean of Education, Kansas State University

University President/Provost Seat

jo allen
Jo Allen, President, Meredith College (NC)
jane mcbride gates
Jane McBride Gates, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Western Connecticut State University

At-Large Seats

Paul Beare, Kremen School of Education, California State University Fresno
donald easton-brooks
Donald Easton-Brooks, Dean, University of South Dakota
robert floden
Robert Floden, Dean and University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University
john henning
John Henning, Dean, Monmouth University (NJ)
katy heyning
Katy Heyning, Dean, University of Wisconsin Whitewater
jannah nerren
Jannah Nerren, Associate Dean, Stephen F. Austin State University (TX)
fran peterman
Fran Peterman, National Director of the Teachers College, Western Governors University
rhonda porter
Rhonda Porter, Department Chair, Albany State University (GA)
reyes quezada
Reyes Quezada, Professor, University of San Diego (CA)
amy williamson
Amy Williamson, Division Chair of Education and Associate Professor, University of the District of Columbia

Ensure that you are represented in your organization: Don’t forget to vote!

Click here to enter the online voting system.

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Aaron Goldstein

Manager, State Policy & Relations