AACTE President/CEO Questions Utility of Impending Federal Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Christina Jackson 202-478-4507 or cjackson@aacte.org (April 29, 2014, Washington, D.C.)  – On April 24, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that the Department of Education will indeed move forward on publishing regulations that the Obama Administration believes will transform teacher preparation for the better. These regulations represent just…

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Innovating Educator Prep

From The Teachers Edition, newsletter of the U.S. Department of Education The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) recently launched an initiative to strengthen educator preparation and support innovation in the professional community. The Innovation Exchange will serve as a forum to share findings for addressing the most urgent issues of student achievement,…

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AACTE Launches ‘Innovation Exchange’ to Speed Pace of Change in Educator Preparation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Kristin McCabe 207-899-1309 or kmccabe@aacte.org (March 1, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) today announced the official launch of an initiative to support innovation in the professional community and speed the pace of change in university-based educator preparation. The Innovation Exchange will…

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New Partnership to Broaden Inclusion of LGBT Awareness in Teacher Preparation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Kristin McCabe 207-899-1309 or kmccabe@aacte.org (February 24, 2014, Washington, D.C.) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) have formed a partnership to support teacher preparation programs in including lesbian, gay, bisexual and…

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Gary Galluzzo of George Mason University to Be Honored for Achievements in Teacher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (February 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will award the 2014 David G. Imig Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teacher Education to Gary Galluzzo, Ph.D., professor in and former dean of the George Mason University…

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University of San Diego to Receive AACTE Award in Support of Global Diversity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (Feb. 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will present its 2014 Best Practice Award in Support of Global Diversity to the University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES). The award recognizes…

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AACTE to Honor Deborah Loewenberg Ball with Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (February 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has named Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Ph.D., of the University of Michigan, the winner of its 2014 Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education. The award,…

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California State University to Receive AACTE Award for Innovative Use of Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (Feb. 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will honor the California State University (CSU) with the 2014 AACTE Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology. The award, which honors programs that incorporate innovation…

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AACTE to Honor Hargreaves–Fullan Book on ‘Professional Capital’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (Feb. 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will present its 2014 Outstanding Book Award to Andy Hargreaves, Ph.D., and Michael Fullan, Ph.D., for their monograph Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School. The award, which…

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Chezare A. Warren to Receive AACTE Award for Dissertation on Teacher Empathy in Multicultural Settings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (Feb. 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will present its 2014 Outstanding Dissertation Award to Chezare A. Warren, Ph.D., for his study of the conception, relevance and benefits of empathy as a professional disposition of…

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