Best Practice Awards

The AACTE Best Practice Awards recognize member institutions that demonstrate excellence with innovative or otherwise exemplary programs. Institutions can self-nominate or be nominated by others. Winners are chosen by an AACTE standing committee and recognized at the Annual Meeting.

Innovative Use of Technology

This award, sponsored by AACTE’s Committee on Innovation and Technology, recognizes an innovative use of educational technologies in a school, college, or department of education.

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Global and International Perspectives

This award recognizes exemplary practice in the intercultural, global, cross-cultural, and international arenas. It is sponsored by AACTE’s Committee on Global Diversity as part of its mission to assure that a global/international perspective is brought to policy and programs associated with the preparation of education professionals.

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Multicultural Education and Diversity

This award, sponsored by AACTE’s Committee on Global Diversity, recognizes the infusion of diversity throughout all components of a school, college, or department of education (SCDE) as critical to quality teacher preparation and professional development. Specifically, the incorporation of issues related to culture, language, demographics, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, and exceptionalities in the education process are perceived as important.

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Staff Contact: Linda Minor


2020 AACTE Awards

Award winners will be honored at the 2020 AACTE Annual Meeting, February 28 – March 1 in Atlanta, Georgia, during the general sessions.

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