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Save your Spot and Get Inspired at #AACTE23 in Indy

Register by December 31 for Early-Bird Rates



AACTE’s 2023 Annual Meeting presents an opportunity for participants to learn from the nation’s thought leaders in the educator preparation field. Attendees will share the innovations they have created, learn from the work of colleagues and peers, and find inspiration by remembering the past to revolutionize the future.

It’s Time to Renew Your AACTE Membership

Benefits Expires December 31

Membership with AACTE demonstrates the commitment in advocating and building capacity for high-quality educator preparation programs in a dynamic landscape. With member support, AACTE aims to continuously provide valuable resources and actively develop our educator community. Put simply, members make what we do possible.

It’s not too late to lock in your benefits for 2023. Renew by December 31 — and continue to access all the connections, knowledge, and opportunities to support the future of education.

Register Today: Learner Variability and Culturally Responsive Practices

A Webinar Hosted by AACTE and Digital Promise

Understanding learner variability helps disrupt the idea of a one-size-fits all approach and paves the way for more equitable teaching and learning, writes Jessica Jackson, director of professional learning for the Learner Variability Project at Digital Promise.

“The intersection of culturally responsive practice with the science of learner variability … also helps us understand why culturally responsive practices are necessary for reaching and embracing the whole learner,” Jackson explains.

Top 3 Reasons to Apply for 2023 AACTE Best Practice Awards

What are the three best reasons to apply for a 2023 AACTE Best Practice Award?

  1. Showcase your educator preparation program as a model for other higher education institutions
  2. Receive national recognition from your peers
  3. Celebrate your team’s contributions that are revolutionizing education for all learners

Deadline Extended to Submit: Annual Meeting Proposal by October 9

In response to the recent hurricane impacting its members in the Southeast region, AACTE has extended the submission deadline. You still have time to contribute to the educational content at the 75th Annual Meeting, February 24 – 26 in Indianapolis, IN. Complete your proposal by Sunday, October 9.

Themed, Innovation through Inspiration: Remembering the Past to Revolutionize the Future, this year’s conference features five strands:

  • Strand I: Addressing the Evolving Needs of Education
  • Strand II: Increasing Diversity through Equitable Access and Inclusivity
  • Strand III: Confronting Challenges to Strengthen Educator Preparation
  • Strand IV: Collaborating for a Greater Impact
  • Strand V: Meeting the Challenges of Educator Preparation with Educational Technology

AACTE Helps Launch ‘Here for the Kids’ Campaign

There has never been a more critical time to work together to support public education and students’ success. AACTE is joining forces with Learning First Alliance and partners across the country to support a critical effort to help ensure a bright future for our children.

The Here for the Kids campaign brings together families, educators, and community members to shine a light on local public schools and tell the stories of the amazingly positive things happening in classrooms and school buildings nationwide.

CEEDAR Releases New Resources to Support Inclusive Education

Education systems must adapt and tailor its programming to meet the needs of every learner. The Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR), a technical assistance center, aims to successfully educate and train educator and leader preparation programs to support inclusive education. The center’s aim is to create quality education for every student — with a focus on preparing students with disabilities to achieve college and career-ready standards. This is done by implementing evidence-based practices within multi-tiered systems of support.

CEEDAR, an AACTE partner organization, recently announced two new resources based on evidence-based practices:

Call for Entries Now Open for 2023 AACTE Awards

AACTE is currently accepting entries for the 2023 awards. The AACTE Awards Program recognizes excellence in both member institutions and individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of educator preparation.

For most of the awards, programs and individuals can be either self-nominated or nominated by a third party. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2022Learn more about the 2023 AACTE Awards, eligibility and criteria.

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