Colleges of Education: A National Portrait

AACTE’s major new report, Colleges of Education: A National Portrait, provides a comprehensive picture of today’s schools, colleges, and departments of education.

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AACTE to Host Forum on National Teacher Quality Efforts, Need for Rigorous Clinical Experience in Preservice Education

Contact: Patrick Riccards
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 703-237-2554 or

Forum to Spotlight Evidence, On-the-Ground Exemplars, and How to Scale Up

WASHINGTON, DC (February 16, 2010) – Growing evidence indicates that a rigorous clinical education for prospective teachers is the foundation for instructional success in our public schools. In the first in a series of policy briefings to impact ongoing teacher quality efforts, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will host a national forum on the clinical component of teacher preparation on Thursday, March 11 at the National Press Club.