ATE's 2014 Summer Conference a Success in Niagara Falls
Scenes from ATE's 2014 Summer Conference: Above left, Opening General Session Speaker H. Richard Milner IV, left, and Ryan Flessner flank ATE President Emma Savage-Davis, with Vaughn Christian Lewis in front. The young man recited two long poems from memory. Above right, President Savage-Davis and Shaoan Zhang present plaque to keynote speaker Gerald Campano. Below left, President Savage-Davis and Romena Holbert present plaque to keynote speaker Donna Gollnick. Below right, Christie McIntyre presents a check to Rocco Merino, Principal, and Diane Bianco, Assistant Principal of Niagara Street Elementary School, recipient of ATE's Give-Back Program. Summer Conference attendees donated $1,140 to the school during the Summer Conference. Photos by David McCarthy.
ATE's 2014 Summer Conference was held in Niagara Falls, NY, at the Sheraton at the Falls Hotel and Conference & Event Center. The theme selected by President Emma Savage-Davis is Advocating for the Silenced: The Educators’ Vocation. The Summer Conference was a success and made the front page news in Niagara Falls' newspaper.
Click here to go to David McCarthy's photo slideshow of the Summer Conference.
Click here for a description of the Digital Opportunity Symposium, held on Friday, August 1, 2014.
Click here to visit ATE's Facebook page to see photos and descriptions posted by David McCarthy, John McIntyre and others.
Click here to visit ATE's Twitter feed with link to #ATENiagara, with additional photos and information posted by Ryan Flessner and others.
Additional information and photos from the Summer Conference will be posted soon.
Keynote speakers at ATE's 2014 Annual Meeting in St. Louis. Top left, ATE President Nancy Gallavan presents plaque to Marilyn Cochran-Smith. Top right, Diana Hess of the Spencer Foundation. Bottom left, President Gallavan presents a plaque to the National Teacher of the Year, Jeffrey Charbonneau. Bottom right, Jane Piirto. Photos by David McCarthy.
The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators was held February 14-18, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch. The theme selected by President Nancy P. Gallavan was Advancing Teacher Education that Matters in Teaching, Learning, and Schooling. Click here to visit the photo slide show from the St. Louis Annual Meeting put together by Association Development Specialist for Photography David McCarthy.
THE EMERGING SCHOLARS PROGRAM, one of the highlights of the 2013 AnnualMeeting in Atlanta, was started three years ago and has become a major success for ATE. Click here for more information on ATE's Emerging Scholars Program.
ATE'S PHONE NUMBER AND FAX: ATE now has new office phone and fax numbers. The office phone number is (703) 659-1708. The fax number is (703) 595-4792. ATE’s new office and shipping address is: Association of Teacher Educators, 11350 Random Hills Rd., Suite 800, PMB 6, Fairfax, VA 22030. P.O. Box for regular mail remains the same: Association of Teacher Educators, P.O. Box 793, Manassas, VA 20113.
Support and Recognition Opportunities at ATE's Annual Meeting:
o Exhibit opportunities click here.
o Program Book advertising opportunities click here.
Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, Third Edition is available to members at a 15% discount! Click here to go to ATE's members only site; after you log in, you can download the order form with discount information. (If you have trouble logging in, click here to send an email to ATE. If you are not a member but would like to purchase the book, click here to purchase directly from Taylor and Francis.)
The Standards for Teacher Educators and information about their use can be found here.
Professional Opportunities, including College/University Positions available. Click here.
LFTE Introduces Stevenson Scholarship: Click here for more information.
Members Only Area Now Available: Click here to go to the Members Only site. Login instructions have been sent to members.
ATE's New Publications Marketplace lets you purchase ATE publications and other resources online. Click here for more information.
Tribute to Our Sponsors: ATE is pleased to recognize several groups showing their commitment to teacher education through sponsorship. Click here to see the growing list of ATE sponsors.
New from ATE's Technology Commission! ATE's Technology and the Future of Teacher Education Commission has collected online resources to support the use of technology in teacher education and has posted some useful links. Click here to see these resources.
ATE Position Framework. Click here.
President Houser Comments on Latest NCTQ Report
ATE President Linda Houser provided comments to Inside Higher Ed for an article in its November 12 issue on a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality, "Easy A's and What's Behind Them." The article, "Rigorous or Rigor-less," contains links to the actual report. Click here for a link to the article from Inside Higher Ed.
President Houser was also quoted in an article in University Business on the same NCTQ report. Click here for a link to that article.