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Membership in AACTE is institutional—meaning a whole institution signs up, giving all of its employees and students access to the Association’s benefits. Individuals at member institutions are kept abreast of the latest developments in educator preparation and are part of a network of successful professionals working together to improve the quality of educator preparation.
AACTE has two categories of membership – regular membership and affiliate membership.
Regular membership is granted to 4-year, degree-granting, domestic colleges and universities with a commitment to the preparation of education personnel.
To be eligible for membership, institutions must meet the following criteria:
Are you ready to join the premier national association for educator preparation? Download a printable copy of our regular membership application, or apply online below.
Institutions and organizations not eligible for regular membership may be eligible for affiliate membership. Affiliate membership is granted to the following:
Join us and make a difference in educator preparation nationwide. Download a printable copy of our affiliate application or apply online.
The National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) and AACTE have launched a partnership to foster collaboration among their memberships through the common goals of advocating for, advancing, and diversifying educator preparation programs.
This partnership connects 4-year degree-granting institutions and community college educator preparation programs to grow and strengthen the teacher pipeline, bring diversity to the field, and advance the preparation of educators.
AACTE and NACCTEP welcome community colleges to apply for the partnership program. Institutions participating in this partnership have access to an array of AACTE and NACCTEP benefits including discounted rates for conferences and events, a subscription to the Journal of Teacher Education, and access to joint NACCTEP and AACTE programing at the AACTE Annual Meeting. The full list of benefits includes—
The following organizations are eligible to participate in the AACTE–NACCTEP partnership:
The partnership term will run from the date the partnership agreement is submitted and payment is received to December 31, 2020. The dues for this term are $1,000. To join the partnership please contact email@example.com.
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