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Individuals in the field of educator preparation benefit from their institutions’ AACTE membership in many ways. Tools and resources broaden their knowledge and help address current challenges, and opportunities to network with professionals with common interests and goals enrich their development. AACTE membership is institutional–when an institution joins, all employees and students in the college of education have access to AACTE benefits. Members receive exclusive access to and free or discounted fees for a range of programs, events, products, and services, just a few of which are highlighted here.
Individuals in the field of educator preparation benefit from their institutions’ AACTE membership in many ways. Tools and resources enhance their career development, provide answers to current challenges, and present opportunities to network and engage with other professionals from the field. AACTE membership is institutional–when an institution joins, all students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the institution have access to AACTE benefits. Members receive exclusive access and free or discounted fees for a range of programs, events, products, and services, of which a few are highlighted here.
AACTE provides policy analysis and collaborates with key partners and stakeholders to represent the profession’s voice on Capitol Hill, leading advocacy on funding, legislation, and regulations that impact the educator preparation profession. In addition, AACTE supports members and state chapters across the country in advocating at the state level.
AACTE provides constant monitoring of state and national education-related news, ongoing updates on key professional issues, and respected journalism specific to the profession.
AACTE provides invaluable networking opportunities, one-of-a-kind professional development programs, and timely seminars and forums. AACTE members receive significant discounts to all events. Visit the Professional Development and Events page to see what’s coming up.
AACTE ensures quality teacher preparation, promotes solutions to common professional challenges, and provides leadership and guidance on key issues and practices through tools and resources such as these:
AACTE members will find the following resources useful, including an easy-to-access job board, career development opportunities, and support for programmatic growth and diversification.
AACTE has numerous volunteer opportunities for members. Below are just a few ways to become more engaged, grow your network, and perfect your leadership skills:
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