AACTE Response to the Federal School Safety Commission Report

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (December 20, 2018, Washington, D.C.) On December 18, 2018, the Federal School Safety Commission released its final report, outlining the background of its work and providing recommendations for action across three broad areas: 1) prevent, 2) protect and mitigate, and 3) respond and recover. While AACTE […]

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AACTE Statement on DeVos’s Proposal to Arm Teachers

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (August 29, 2018, Washington, D.C.) On behalf of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone issued the following statement today regarding the Trump administration’s proposal to use federal funds for placing guns in […]

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Report Identifies Key Challenges, Characteristics of U.S. Colleges of Education

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (August 9, 2018, Washington, D.C.) – Colleges of Education: A National Portrait, a report released today by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), provides a comprehensive picture of the nation’s schools, colleges and departments of education: the work that they do, the people […]

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AACTE Statement on Child Separation Policy

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (June 22, 2018, Washington, D.C.) – Today Lynn M. Gangone, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), and the AACTE Board of Directors issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order ending the immigration policy of separating children from […]

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AACTE Convenes 2018 Washington Week, June 3-6

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (June 4, 2018, Washington, D.C.) – Teacher educators and other members from colleges and schools of education across the nation are convening June 3-6 for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) 2018 Washington Week. This national advocacy event for educator preparation, themed “Your […]

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AACTE Statement on School Safety

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (March 8, 2018, Washington, D.C.) On behalf of members and the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone issued the following statement today regarding the Association’s position on school safety: “It is imperative to […]

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Wanda J. Blanchett of Rutgers Becomes AACTE Board Chair

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (March 3, 2018, Baltimore, Md.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is proud to welcome the new chair of its Board of Directors: Dr. Wanda J. Blanchett, interim provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Rutgers University­–New Brunswick. During her […]

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70th Annual Meeting Under Way in Baltimore for American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (March 1, 2018, Baltimore, Md.) – Today kicks off the convening of nearly 2,000 teacher educators at the Baltimore Convention Center and Hilton Baltimore for the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The conference, themed “Celebrating Our Professional Identity: […]

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AACTE Statement on School Shooting in Parkland, Florida

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (February 23, 2018, 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 school shooting that took place in Parkland, Florida, a week ago and the nation-wide conversations that have […]

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AACTE Awards to Recognize Excellence in Educator Preparation

For Immediate Release Contact: Jerrica Thurman 202-478-4502 or jthurman@aacte.org (Feb. 1, 2018, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of its annual awards for best practice, professional achievement and writing and research. The following institutions and individuals will be honored during AACTE’s 70th […]

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