Policy & Advocacy

AACTE is the voice of U.S. educator preparation and maintains a constant presence on Capitol Hill to influence federal policies and funding on behalf of the profession. Learn all about the educator preparation issues at the state and federal level as well as how to get involved and have your voice heard.

Grassroots Action Network

United States Capitol buildingYou can make a difference in just 5 minutes. Read up on the latest issues and send an e-mail to your elected officials. The actions of our government have a great impact on the lives of each individual, and we hope you’ll use this site to learn about things that matter to you.

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State Policy Tracker

AttentionThis interactive and searchable tool enables AACTE members and state chapters to easily track legislative and regulatory proposals in their states that affect educator preparation and other related topics.

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AACTE's Advocacy Toolkit

Advocacy Toolkit: Gather, Develop, and Implement

Created exclusively for AACTE members, the Advocacy Toolkit contains specific examples and step-by-step instructions on how to develop an advocacy plan that will help you influence policy on the issues that matter most to educator preparation.

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