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Topical Action Groups (TAGs) provide a forum for individuals drawn together by a common interest or purpose within the field of educator preparation. AACTE provides TAGs with operational funds, publicity, online meeting and administrative space, staff support, meeting space at the AACTE Annual Meeting, and the prestige of AACTE affiliation.
Coronavirus Impact on AACTE Events
At AACTE, we continue to monitor the continuously changing situation related to the spread of COVID-19. We understand that concerns for health, safety, and the impact on meeting attendance, among other issues, are affecting our members.
We are committed to maintaining all appropriate sanitary, health, and safety measures and encourage attendees to follow guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. If there are any changes to event schedules, we will provide information to registrants about the new meeting dates and/or other specific details.
Please note that due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus, AACTE will not charge a cancellation fee if you decide to not attend an in-person event based on concerns around your health or travel.
Get involved through AACTE! Whether you participate in an event, join a topical action group, nominate someone for an award, or volunteer for service on the governing board or committees, there are many ways to connect with fellow members and advance the profession as well as your own career.
This year’s Leadership Academy events will take place virtually and will include three sessions in total. The first session will take place in August. The second session will be in October and the final session will be in January 2022.
Similar to last year, this year’s Washington Week will take place virtually throughout the month of September. The meeting will include Holmes courses, Day on the Hill and State Leaders Institute. More information to come soon to ensure YOUR voice will be heard advocating for educator preparation.
The AACTE Awards Program recognizes excellence in both member institutions and individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of educator preparation. In identifying notable programs, practices, activities, writing, and research, these awards encourage all member institutions to strengthen the profession of teacher preparation through innovation, high standards, and leadership.
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Stay up to date with upcoming webinars tailored to support educator preparation programs. Register to join our upcoming webinars, or watch on-demand webinars at any time.