Press Releases & Statements

GoReact partners with AACTE to expand access to video assessment for teacher education programs

Collaboration benefits AACTE member institutions with complimentary access to GoReact’s platform through July and discounted access thereafter. SALT LAKE CITY — February 24, 2021 — GoReact and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) today announced a joint venture to expand educator preparation programs’ access to video assessment tools. The partnership was announced during AACTE’s 73rd Annual…

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America’s Teacher Educators Convene to Address Challenges

(February 24, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – The 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) begins today. The conference, themed “Resisting Hate, Restoring Hope: Engaging in Courageous Action,” is being held virtually February 24 – 26. Attendees include deans, faculty, students, and administrators from undergraduate and graduate education programs, community colleges, and…

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AACTE Statement on the Storming of the U.S. Capitol Building

(January 7, 2021, Washington, D.C.) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone issued the following statement today regarding the horrific events that took place yesterday at the U.S. Capitol building: “Our nation experienced a serious threat to our treasured democracy as rioters stormed one of our nation’s…

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AACTE Receives Grant to Reduce Barriers to a Diversified Teaching Workforce

(January 5, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has launched a new initiative to examine state-level teacher certification assessment scores, with the goal to improve equitable and inclusive practices for promoting a diverse educator workforce. The initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will enable AACTE…

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The Nominee the Country Needs to Build Education Back Better

(December 18, 2020, Washington, D.C.) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone issued the following statement today regarding the new Secretary of Education under the Biden-Harris administration: “AACTE has happily submitted recommendations and participated in discussions with the Biden Transition Team regarding what is needed to rebuild and revolutionize…

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AACTE Announces 2020 Technology Implementation Grant Recipients

(December 15, 2020, Washington, D.C.) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the new AACTE Video Observation Technology Implementation Grant. AACTE offered the grant in partnership with Edthena to help educator preparation programs enhance training for future teachers in methods courses, field observations, skill building,…

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AACTE Statement on University of South Florida College of Education

(December 7, 2020, Washington, D.C.) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone issued the following statement today on behalf of its member institution, the University of South Florida College of Education, regarding its recent efforts to navigate the teacher shortage and COVID-19 related financial challenges: “The University of South Florida…

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AACTE Urges Educators to Resist Attacks on Critical Race Theory in Education

(November 2, 2020, 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 urging educators to resist the Trump administration’s attack on critical race theory and other anti-racism work in education: “In its June 4…

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AACTE Issue Briefs Examine Education Degrees Trends and Future Implications for Teacher Workforce

(October 26, 2020, Washington D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) released today two new issue briefs, Institutions Offering Degrees in Education: 2009-10 to 2018-19 and Degree Trends in High-Demand Teaching Specialties: 2009-10 to 2018-19. The reports examine education trends through an analysis of the number of institutions awarding degrees in education and the…

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AACTE Issue Brief Explores Financial Challenges Facing Future Teachers

(October 13, 2020, Washington D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) released today its latest issue brief, How Do Education Students Pay for College? The report provides colleges of education a closer look at the financial pressures impacting education students, by type of institution attended and by student race and ethnicity,…

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