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Call for Proposals and ReviewersNow through May 28, AACTE is accepting session proposals for the 74th Annual Meeting, to be held in New Orleans, LA, March 4-6, 2022. We also invite applications by May 14 from AACTE member faculty to review proposals.

The conference theme is “Rethink, Reshape, Reimagine, Revolutionize: Growing the Profession Post Pandemic.

Session proposals should address this theme with a focus on one of the four strands listed below:

  • Strand 1 – Preparing Educators In and For the Future
  • Strand 2 – Renewing Democracy through Activism and Collaboration
  • Strand 3 – Addressing Public Concerns for the Future of the Profession
  • Strand 4 – Confronting the Challenges Facing Our Programs and Institutions

Read the full call for proposals (PDF), including suggested questions that each strand’s sessions should address. Then click here to submit a proposal, and click here to apply to review proposals.

For questions about the 2022 Annual Meeting, contact AACTE director of meetings and Events Linda Minor at lminor@aacte.org

Elizabeth Warren
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-17T13:31:57-05:00
Senator Jack Reed
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-17T13:34:23-05:00
Representative Alma Adams
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-18T09:28:45-05:00
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-18T09:29:11-05:00
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-18T09:29:34-05:00
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
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American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

AACTE holds its Annual Meeting each year in late February/early March each year.  This is the premier educator preparation conference in the nation.  The Annual Meeting provides a forum for educators to engage in meaningful discussions, share research and practices, and become better equipped to drive change in the educator preparation field. Join the nationwide conversation on educator preparation’s future, while connecting with over 2,000 education leaders and suppliers, and let us help you achieve your most ambitious goals by attending our Annual Meeting.

Questions? Contact us at events@aacte.org.


Testimonials

Testimonials

I am looking forward to coordinating efforts with colleagues around the country as we enter a new year and new leadership in Washington! Elizabeth Warren is a great way to start!”

Dr. Scott Hewit, Rollins College

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-10T10:07:20-05:00

Dr. Scott Hewit, Rollins College

I am looking forward to coordinating efforts with colleagues around the country as we enter a new year and new leadership in Washington! Elizabeth Warren is a great way to start!”
"This is a great place to get refreshed on where the resources are and what’s going on…AACTE has so many helpful tips and it’s all in a one stop shop."

Dr. Mariam Manuel, Univ. of Houston

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-10T10:09:38-05:00

Dr. Mariam Manuel, Univ. of Houston

"This is a great place to get refreshed on where the resources are and what’s going on…AACTE has so many helpful tips and it’s all in a one stop shop."
The way in which AACTE handled Washington Week was absolutely phenomenal. The interaction, attention to detail and ability to connect with colleagues and presenters made the experience first rate and I have definitely changed my mind about virtual conferences. I look forward to AACTE this month!

Jon E. Pedersen, University of South Carolina

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-13T12:53:34-05:00

Jon E. Pedersen, University of South Carolina

The way in which AACTE handled Washington Week was absolutely phenomenal. The interaction, attention to detail and ability to connect with colleagues and presenters made the experience first rate and I have definitely changed my mind about virtual conferences. I look forward to AACTE this month!
AACTE’s virtual Washington Week maintained the same quality as when face-to-face. As a participant of AACTE Annual Meetings, I know I will be assured a quality experience and will be part of the nationwide conversation on the future of educator preparation.

Dr. Anne Tapp, Saginaw Valley State University

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-13T12:54:34-05:00

Dr. Anne Tapp, Saginaw Valley State University

AACTE’s virtual Washington Week maintained the same quality as when face-to-face. As a participant of AACTE Annual Meetings, I know I will be assured a quality experience and will be part of the nationwide conversation on the future of educator preparation.
Having participated in the success of Washington Week this past September, the wonderful aspect of the annual meeting being virtual is the cost efficiency by saving on travel and I will be able to access the sessions following the conference.

Lisa Bisogno, Northeastern State University

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
2021-02-13T12:55:06-05:00

Lisa Bisogno, Northeastern State University

Having participated in the success of Washington Week this past September, the wonderful aspect of the annual meeting being virtual is the cost efficiency by saving on travel and I will be able to access the sessions following the conference.
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Future Annual Meetings

2022 – March 4-6, New Orleans Marriott | New Orleans, LA

2023 – February 25-27, JW Marriott Indianapolis | Indianapolis, IN

Annual Meeting Site Selection Procedures

AACTE considers many factors in determining its future locations for the Annual Meeting, which brings together over 2,000 individuals in the educator preparation field each year. These factors include but are not limited to geographic and cultural diversity, attendee cost, available meeting space, and social justice considerations.

The following priorities guide Annual Meeting site selection:

Location

  1. Selection of a site 4-5 years in advance.
  2. Rotation among U.S. regions, with at least one western region destination every five years.
  3. Urban destination with accessible airlift, affordable airfare, and local travel infrastructure.
  4. Available dates that coincide with AACTE’s preferred time frame of late February or early March.
  5. Favorable antidiscrimination and accessibility policies, including those related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, physical ability, health conditions, socioeconomic status, and marital, domestic, or parental status.
  6. Presence of AACTE members in the vicinity of the destination.

Facilities/Space

  1. Adequate amount of meeting rooms, exhibit areas, and other space to meet the Annual Meeting’s needs.
  2. Accessibility of facilities/space.
  3. Compact Annual Meeting footprint.
  4. Proximity of hotel partners.
  5. Transportation logistics and cost.
  6. Sizeable block of rooms available at primary hotels.

Cost/Affordability

  1. Guest room rates.
  2. Complimentary facilities or services provided.
  3. Rental rates for facilities.
  4. Food and beverage expenditure requirements.
  5. Labor expenses.
  6. Audio/visual rental costs.
  7. Incentives offered by either the destination or its subsidiary partners.
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