The Association of Teacher Educators was founded in 1920 and is an individual membership organization devoted solely to the improvement of teacher education both for school-based and post secondary teacher educators. ATE members represent over 700 colleges and universities, over 500 major school systems, and the majority of state departments of education. The ATE office is located in the Washington DC area where it represents its members’ interests before governmental agencies and education organizations. In addition, ATE has representatives on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
ATE's 2015-2016 Elected Officers: Left to right, Shirley Lefever-Davis, President-Elect; Linda Houser, President; and Emma Savage-Davis, Immediate Past President.
2015-2016 ATE President Linda Houser
Theme for the year: Accountability: Making It Meaningful.
2015-2016 Executive Committee
Linda Houser, President
Shirley Lefever, President Elect
Emma Savage-Davis, Past President
Sandy Brownscombe, Board Representative
David Ritchey, Executive Director (non-voting, Ex Officio)
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Click here to download 2011 draft version of ATE's Bylaws with corrections in pdf format.
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Click here to download 2010 draft version of ATE's Bylaws with corrections in pdf format.
Click here to download 2009 draft version of ATE's Bylaws with corrections in pdf format.