AACTE President/CEO Clarifies Facts following NAME Position Statement on edTPA

For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer
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(January 24, 2014, Washington, D.C.) AACTE shares the National Association of Multicultural Education’s (NAME) goal to support equity and multicultural education. In fact, that is a key reason that AACTE supports the new rigorous, authentic assessment system edTPA. It represents a groundbreaking step by the profession to integrate into teacher preparation the awareness, pedagogy and skills necessary to educate students from all backgrounds from the teacher’s first day in the classroom.