State Affiliates

Are you interested in learning more about the educator policy issues affecting your state? Visit our State Chapters page and learn how you can get involved in advocating and leading change in your community.

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State Policy Webinars

Stay engaged and informed with AACTE’s state policy webinar series.

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AACTE Consultant, Research, Policy, & Advocacy

Jacqueline E. King, Ph.D.
AACTE Consultant, Research, Policy, & Advocacy
Phone: 202-478-4587

State Policy and Legislation

Much of the legislation, regulation, and guidance that directly impacts the educator preparation profession is crafted and implemented at the state level.  Each state establishes the licensure and certification requirements for teacher and school leaders, and states are required by federal law to hold educator preparation programs accountable. Each state has crafted its own accountability structure for educator preparation as well. Therefore, it is important to follow and engage with the legislative and regulatory actions unfolding in your state. AACTE has compiled the following resources to assist you: