Join AACTE as we celebrate Black History Month. This year, AACTE’s 75th Annual Meeting falls in February, the theme of which is Innovation through Inspiration: Remembering the Past to Revolutionize the Future; and how could we revolutionize the future of education and education and education preparation to ensure all learners receive a high-quality, equitable education without Black educators? AACTE is excited to offer programming throughout Annual Meeting and its preconference events, February 23 – 26, dedicated to supporting Black Educators and the representation of Black history and perspectives and curriculum and educator preparation policy and practice.
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“AACTE meets the challenges of the 21st century through hosting career fairs that endeavors to diversify the post-secondary faculty pipeline. The outcomes of their efforts speak for themselves,” said Amanda Wilkerson, University of Central Florida, Holmes Program Alumna. “Through the Holmes Scholars program and innovative professional development training, I was able to showcase my research skills that ultimately led to acquiring a tenure-track academic role at a Research 1 Institution.”
Perhaps your institution is looking to connect with or recruit diverse faculty like Amanda Wilkerson. You need to look no further than the Holmes Program, which supports students who self-identify as racially and ethnically diverse and are pursuing graduate degrees in education at AACTE member institutions.
At this year’s 75th Annual Meeting, AACTE is featuring several Deeper Dive sessions that cover topics most relevant to you, including a closer look and celebration of the JTE Article of the Year, a conversation on how apprenticeships can address the shortages, and many more. These sessions were curated to reflect the association’s top strategic priorities: to build and sustain high-quality preparation and pipeline of teachers, expand policies that diversify the field, and advance the educator preparation field through innovative research, practices, and advocacy.
To attend AACTE Deeper Dive sessions and more cutting-edge content at the 2023 Annual Meeting, be sure to register for the 3-day conference before February 17.
Engaging classroom discussions have been found to deepen learning, create community, and help students along their academic path. It has also been credited with building more democratic learning environments that are broadly inclusive and enhancing student learning. Contrary to this evidence, researchers find there are few high-quality discussions in most classrooms across the educational landscape. What might we do to ensure that students in PK-12 and higher education experience both discussion for learning and learning to discuss?
Join this pertinent closing session at the Annual Meeting with Diana E. Hess, dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, who will describe what she and colleagues are learning from The Discussion Project — a professional development program designed to help instructors build the knowledge and skills needed to teach their students how to engage in rich and inclusive discussions.
AACTE members are still offering tips on supporting educators, students, and educator preparation through the 75 Days | 75 Ways to advocate for educator preparation campaign. Every day until the launch of the 75th Annual Meeting on February 24 in Indianapolis, AACTE will share a new tip from a member.
At this year’s 75th Annual Meeting, AACTE is featuring 10-plus Learning Labs that cover topics most relevant to you, such as alternative preparation, apprenticeships, recruiting and supporting diverse educators, and leadership. These sessions were curated to reflect the association’s top strategic priorities: to build and sustain high-quality preparation and pipeline of teachers, expand policies that diversify the field, and advance the educator preparation field through innovative research, practices, and advocacy. To attend AACTE Learning Labs and more cutting-edge content at the 2023 Annual Meeting, be sure to register for the 3-day conference.
Is your institution looking to connect with or recruit diverse new faculty? Look no further than the Holmes Program, which supports students who self-identify as racially and ethnically diverse and are pursuing graduate degrees in education at AACTE member institutions. AACTE is inviting your institution to be an exhibitor — at no cost — at the Holmes Career Fair on Friday, February 24 at 3:45 – 5:15 p.m. at the Indianapolis JW Marriott Hotel during AACTE’s 75th Annual Meeting.
AACTE’s Annual Meeting on Feb. 24-26 in Indianapolis, Indiana, is only one month away. AACTE extends a warm thank you to all of its members lending their voices to the 75 Days | 75 Ways to advocate for educator preparation movement and invites all members to participate so that AACTE can continue to share new advice and inspiration daily for current and future educators.
Celebrate AACTE’s 75 years of leadership in advancing educator preparation by offering a quick tip on how to elevate the teaching profession and student achievement. Last week, AACTE thought leaders provided advice on finding funding and supporting advocacy for the teaching profession.
This year, as attendees arrive in Indianapolis to celebrate the kick-off of AACTE’s 75th Anniversary on February 24 – 26, they will find that it’s the perfect city for nature lovers, cultural connoisseurs, and urban adventurers. Take a look at Visit Indy and browse through the city’s offerings — including the newest events happening while you’re in town — and experience Indy like a local.
Book Your Stay at the Indianapolis Marriott
After a 15-minute cab ride from the airport, you’ll arrive at the Indianapolis Marriott, a stunning hotel conveniently situated in the city’s buzzing downtown area and a short walk to the JW Marriott. Explore over 200 restaurants within a four-block radius, relax in a variety of fresh new spaces to connect with fellow attendees, and enjoy easy access to AACTE events — including pre-conferences and a Saturday reception onsite.
Nationally renowned scholars Gloria Ladson-Billings and James D. Anderson will share their remarkable personal journeys and discuss advances in educator preparation during the upcoming Annual Meeting opening session. Join AACTE and gain new insights that exemplify AACTE’s mission to revolutionize education for all learners during this fireside chat format.
This intergenerational conversation and knowledge transfer will include Lin Wu, the 2022 recipient of AACTE’s Outstanding Dissertation Award, and will be moderated by Leslie T. Fenwick, AACTE dean in residence.
“Educators are our nation’s first responders for democracy. Our primary goal is to improve the lives of students through education,” says AACTE President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone.
Celebrate AACTE’s 75 years of leadership in advancing educator preparation by offering a quick tip on how to elevate the teaching profession. Leading up to the Annual Meeting, AACTE continues to highlight tips daily from its members to show support for educators and educator preparation through its social media platforms and on the website.
AACTE will host a character preconference for leaders of educator preparation programs on Thursday, February 23, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at its 75th Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. During the preconference, participants will learn about research and initiatives on character education in the field and examine the role of educator preparation programs in developing teachers and leaders who are knowledgeable and skilled in helping students develop positive character attributes. The convening will also amplify evidence-based strategies, promote collaboration between institutions, and elevate successful educator preparation programs that are integrating character building in their teacher and leadership preparation programs.
The Annual Meeting is AACTE’s most innovative and collaborative event of the year. This year, as we gather together to celebrate AACTE’s 75th anniversary, attendees will have opportunities to discuss research, explore innovations, and plan action through a range of sessions under five targeted strands:
- Addressing the Evolving Needs of Education
- Increasing Diversity through Equitable Access and Inclusivity
- Confronting Challenges to Strengthen Educator Preparation
- Collaborating for a Greater Impact
- Meeting the Challenges of Educator Preparation with Educational Technology
Take a first look at the nearly 200 session topics by strands — case stories, data to action, future forecasting, individual paper sessions, perspectives, and roundtables — by presenters from around the country.
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.
Next month, members will gather for AACTE’s 75th Annual meeting and immerse ourselves in several days of sessions within the theme of “Innovation through Inspiration: Remembering the Past to Revolutionize the Future.” As representatives of an institution of higher education that was founded in 1855 as the Paterson City Normal School in response to the growing demand for professional preparation of teachers-in-service in the emerging free public schools of Paterson, New Jersey, and one that is now a comprehensive university that proudly wears its designation of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is led by a president who is a first-generation college graduate and a member of LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education, we are excited to share an initiative that aligns with AACTE’s Annual Meeting theme.
In fall 2023, William Paterson University will welcome two pre-doctoral fellows into the College of Education, one in teacher education (preferably with a specialization in early childhood education or secondary education), and one in special education. Applications are now being accepted for this unique pre-doctoral fellowship program aimed at supporting career development of faculty from underrepresented backgrounds.