AACTE Award to Recognize Study on Use of Rehearsals in Teacher Preparation

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 Journal of Teacher Education (JTE) Article Award to a group of eight authors whose study provides a provocative framing of the ways in…

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AACTE Releases Model Legislation to Recruit Excellent Teachers into High-Need Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org National Education Organizations and Teachers’ Unions Sign On (January 30, 2014, Washington, D.C.) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) today released model state legislation that would provide college scholarships to academically talented students who commit to teach in high-need public…

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Teacher Colleges Seek to Shift to Digital Age

From Education WeekBy Robin Flanigan At Clemson University, aspiring teachers are working together to develop and review digital lessons. They’re learning how to use social media to find classroom resources. And they’re being encouraged to partner on projects that emphasize technology with students from other majors. Those strategies reflect a shift underway at some teacher…

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews, contact: Lisa Johnson Kiefer 202-478-4502 or lkiefer@aacte.org (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…

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