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(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 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, March 1-3:
“The AACTE award winners are outstanding exemplars from the field,” said Lynn M. Gangone, president and CEO of AACTE. “As the leading voice in educator preparation, AACTE champions the excellence embodied by these award winners for all programs and scholarship. This excellence translates into superb member value for all those who attend the AACTE Annual Meeting, and beyond. I look forward to celebrating with our winners at the 70th Annual Meeting next month.”
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 scholarship, these awards encourage AACTE members to strengthen the profession through innovation, leadership and inquiry.
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. The 800 member institutions include public and private colleges and universities in every state, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands and Guam. Through advocacy and capacity building, AACTE promotes innovation and effective practices that strengthen educator preparation. Learn more at www.aacte.org.