AACTE Clinical Practice Commission (CPC) Launches Special Education Task Force

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org Task force to examine clinical practice in special education teacher preparation (November 7, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has brought together a group of higher education and PK-12 leaders from across the country to examine emergent issues in…

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AACTE Congratulates 2018 National Principal of the Year

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (October 30, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) congratulates Akil E. Ross, Sr., on his selection as 2018 National Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Ross, the principal at Chapin High School…

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AACTE Statement on President Trump’s Ruling on DACA

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (September 6, 2017, Washington D.C.) – Lynn M. Gangone, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), today issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “The decision by President Trump…

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AACTE Statement on Racial Violence in Charlottesville, VA

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (August 14, 2017, Washington D.C.) – Lynn M. Gangone, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), today issued the following statement regarding the racial violence that occurred two days ago in downtown Charlottesville: “AACTE strongly condemns the acts of hate,…

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AACTE Washington Week Under Way

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (June 5, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is hosting its 2017 Washington Week through Wednesday, bringing teacher educators from across the nation to Capitol Hill and to the Renaissance Arlington Capital View hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The conference,…

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AACTE Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Education Budget for 2018

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (May 25, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – Sharon P. Robinson, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s proposed education budget for Fiscal Year 2018: “We are deeply disappointed by the proposed…

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Dr. Lynn M. Gangone to Take Helm of AACTE as Next President and CEO

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (April 27, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – The Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is proud to announce the selection of Dr. Lynn M. Gangone as AACTE’s next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1. Gangone, who currently serves…

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AACTE Kicks Off Regional Workshop Series for Quality Assurance Work

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (April 24, 2017, Washington D.C.) – Today, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) launches its inaugural Quality Support Workshop in Fort Worth, Texas. The workshop, which runs through Wednesday, is the first in a new series of regional events focused on supporting teacher…

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AACTE Congratulates 2017 National Teacher of the Year Sydney Chaffee

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org 2017 National Teacher of the Year Sydney ChaffeePhoto: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (April 21, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) celebrates 2017 National Teacher of the Year Sydney Chaffee, the three additional finalists and the colleges…

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AACTE Celebrates Robinson’s Leadership

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (April 6, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – As Dr. Sharon P. Robinson nears the end of her 12-year tenure as president and chief executive officer of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the organization celebrates her leadership and contributions to the field. Robinson, who…

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