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(Feb. 2, 2017, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of its annual awards for best practice, professional achievement and writing and research. The following universities and individuals will be honored during AACTE’s 69th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., March 2-4:
“We are thrilled to honor these outstanding programs, leaders and scholars with the 2017 AACTE awards,” said Sharon P. Robinson, president and CEO of AACTE. “Their work illuminates the path ahead by modeling best practices, building professional knowledge and inspiring our future progress on behalf of all learners.”
The AACTE awards program annually recognizes excellence in both member institutions and individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of educator preparation. By honoring notable programs and practices, professional accomplishments, and writing and research, these awards encourage all member institutions to strengthen the profession of educator preparation through innovation, high standards and leadership.
AACTE: The Leading Voice on Educator Preparation
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are profession-ready as they enter the classroom. More than 800 member institutions represent public and private colleges and universities in every state, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Through advocacy and capacity building, AACTE promotes innovation and effective practices that strengthen educator preparation. Learn more at www.aacte.org.