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Deadline Extended to June 14 — Volunteer for an AACTE Programmatic Committee

AACTE has extended the deadline to apply for a Programmatic Advisory Committee. This is a great chance to lend your talent and expertise to one of AACTE’s committees. Nominations are now due June 14, 2024. 

AACTE is seeking volunteers to serve on the following programmatic advisory committees: 

  • Educator Diversity 
  • Global Diversity 
  • Government Relations and Advocacy 
  • Holmes Program 
  • Innovation and Technology 
  • Meetings and Professional Development 
  • Membership Outreach and Engagement 
  • Research and Dissemination 

Volunteer for an AACTE Programmatic Advisory Committee — Nominate by May 31

Have you considered volunteering for a leadership position in AACTE? Now is a great time to volunteer and lend your talent and expertise to one of AACTE’s programmatic advisory committees. Nominations are due by May 31.

Educator preparation is an essential element for all learners and advancing the profession is among the Association’s highest priorities. AACTE is at the center of efforts to ensure that all students receive the expert instruction and support they need and deserve. 

“The Association’s heart lies in its members. It’s important for individual members to step up and serve on AACTE committees to keep that heart beating strong,” said Christine Gentry, Ph.D., chair of AACTE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Committee. “It’s clear that AACTE values its members’ input and takes our ideas and recommendations seriously. Serving on an AACTE committee allows us to share our ideas and recommendations directly, with leadership and with each other.”

Preview AACTE’s Washington Week 2024: Testimonial from State Leaders

The June 3 – 5, 2024 AACTE Washington Week is just around the corner. This year’s national advocacy event for educator preparation will be held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA, and on Capitol Hill.

AACTE’s legislative conference aims to improve member advocacy skills, including Congressional visits while advocating for policies that support educator preparation programs.

Combining programming from three distinct events — the State Leaders Institute, Holmes Policy Institute, and Day on the Hill — AACTE’s Washington Week establishes a mini-conference fostering heightened collaboration and networking opportunities.

AACTE Invites Entries for 2024 Awards: July 28 Deadline is Approaching

A reminder that the prestigious James D. Anderson Outstanding Dissertation Award nomination period is quickly approaching. As the leading voice on educator preparation, AACTE is dedicated to recognizing excellence in our member institutions and the individuals who have made remarkable contributions to the field.

Learn more about the Dissertation Award, and submit your nomination by July 28. All other award nominations are due by September 1. This is your chance to shine a spotlight on the remarkable programs, practices, writing, research, and achievements that shape the future of educator preparation.

#AACTE23 Attendees go Viral on Social Media

The 2023 Annual Meeting has passed, and AACTE would like to thank attendees for sharing their experiences on social media platforms like TwitterInstagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn, using the #AACTE23 hashtag during the 3-day conference.  

Thanks to attendees who went viral with their posts and photos, the 75th Annual Meeting gained a significant amount of awareness across social media with more than 1200 conversations taking place. In addition, these numerous posts, reposts, likes, and comments, brought increased attention to the many ways members are revolutionizing education, advocating for educator preparation and elevating the teaching profession.