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Register for Preconference Sessions at #AACTE23

Get a Head Start with Character Development Workshop and Indy Walking Tours

Registration is now open for the preconference workshops at the 2023 AACTE 75th Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on February 23 – 24. Preconference sessions are fee-based events that provide in-depth discussions, deliver knowledge, and link participants with a community of learners who share common interests.

This year, AACTE is pleased to offer half-day preconferences ($49), full-day preconferences ($99), and special tours (pricing below).

Limited seating is available, so register today for these interactive events. Arrive early to discuss issues with peers who share similar academic and research interests on complex education challenges and solutions.

Connect, Advocate, and Innovate at #AACTE23

Register by January 6 to lock in the lowest rate.

Educator preparation advocates are invited to join peers and be among the nation’s thought leaders at the 2023 AACTE Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on February 24–26. Join us in exploring the latest research and practices to ensure a bright future for all learners.

Now is the time to reserve your spot at #AACTE23! Time is running out before prices increase — get the lowest rate by Friday, January 6.

Not an AACTE member? Join AACTE today.

Register for #AACTE23: Attend the Premier Educator Preparation Meeting

Beat the Price Increase and Register by January 6

Are you ready to join your peers at the AACTE 75th Annual Meeting and be among the nation’s leading thought leaders exploring the latest research and practices in revolutionizing education for all learners? Now is the time to reserve your spot at the largest professional gatherings for the educator preparation field. Register by the January 6 to take advantage of the early bird savings.

Announcing #AACTE23 Schedule and New Early Registration Date

Schedule Now Available for #AACTE23

The Annual Meeting is a world-class experience and AACTE’s most exciting event of the year – and this year, you’ll have the unique and memorable experience of celebrating 75 years at the 2023 Annual Meeting, February 24 – 26 in Indianapolis.

The early bird registration has been extended to January 6, 2023. Register early to take advantage of the early bird rate.

The #AACTE23 meeting attracts leaders, professionals, and students from across the country — drawing upon all the disciplines that make up the educator preparation field. This year, you can expect more options for professional development and educational opportunities at the Learning Lab and Deeper Dive sessions, as well as tours, networking events, and receptions to connect with your peers. Check out the current schedule of events.

Countdown to #AACTE75Days75Ways

AACTE is excited to begin sharing the remarkable tips received from its members and colleagues for our 75 Days I 75 Ways advocacy program. This campaign was established in connection with AATCE’s 75th Anniversary and to help raise national awareness of ways to advocate for change that ensures every student has access to an equitable education and highly trained and qualified teachers in their classroom.

Member Spotlight: Lin Wu

AACTE’s Member Spotlight features an individual from a member institution, highlighting how their work makes a difference in classrooms across the country. Nominate yourself or another member by providing a response to the following questions and sending to

Get to know Dr. Lin Wu …

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.