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The Nation’s Teacher Educators to Convene in Atlanta at the AACTE 2020 Annual Meeting
Teacher educators from across the nation will engage in thought-provoking discussions about today’s most pressing challenges, including how to prepare high-quality educators, infuse equity and inclusivity into preparation and practice and establish a sustainable and diverse profession.
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the leading voice on educator preparation, will host its 72nd Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga., February 28 – March 1. This year’s event will bring together education leaders to engage in meaningful discussions, share research and practices, and become better equipped to drive change in the educator preparation field. Themed “Disrupting Inequities: Educating for Change,” the conference will feature four strands:
During the three days of programming led by top educational leaders, participants will choose from over 300 concurrent sessions and presentations to gain new strategies in preparing future educators.
Leading education experts will present on topics such as social justice, equity and diversity in teaching, advancing innovations in teacher preparation, building the teacher pipeline and developing partnerships between higher education and PK-12 schools in the following six Deeper Dive Sessions:
In addition, the 2020 AACTE Award winners will also be honored for their excellence and significant contributions to the field of educator preparation.
Check out the full lineup of conference activities and sessions at aacte.org and the AACTE Online Event Planner.
All events will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.
Six interactive preconference workshops will take place on February 27. The AACTE 72nd Annual Meeting will be held February 28 – March 1, 2020.
Thanks to contributions from the following sponsors, the AACTE 72nd Annual Meeting is made possible: (premier sponsor) Educational Testing Service (ETS); (featured sponsors) Edthena, Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson, Sanford Inspire, University of Nevada Las Vegas College of Education, Watermark, and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
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