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Outstanding Keynote Speakers, Memorable Featured Sessions and Clinical Fellows Symposium Highlight ATE's 2015 Annual Meeting in Phoenix
Photos by David McCarthy
The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators was held in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix February 13-17. The theme selected by President Emma Savage-Davis was Advocating for the Silenced: The Educators’ Vocation.
Highlights of the meeting included dynamic Keynote Speakers: Gloria Ladson-Billings, Opening General Session Speaker; Luis Moll, Robert Louis Stevenson Speaker; Joan Wink, Distinguished Educator Speaker; and Etta R. Hollins, Research Speaker.
Five featured sessions aligned to each of the five conference strands and ATE standards were held.
Clinical Practice Fellows Symposium: an initiative of the ATE Commission on Clinical Practice which was in response to the Blue Ribbon Panel on Clinical Preparation and Partnerships (NCATE), the preconference symposium exclusively for selected Clinical Practice Fellows was held on Saturday, Feb.14 to share their research interest and to hear from top scholars in clinical practice. A total of 68 practicioners, school-based representatives, clinical fellows and invited guests attended this first Symposium.
Click here to go to David McCarthy's photos of the Phoenix Annual Meeting. Click here to go to David McCarthy's photos of ATE's 2015 Leadership Academy.
Click here for a pdf version of the presentation, "What Do You Stand For?" by Linda Houser, presented at Tuesday's President's Brunch after she took office as ATE President.
Make Plans Now to Attend the 2015 Summer Conference in Minneapolis
The theme selected by ATE President Linda Houser for the 2015 Summer Conference in Minneapolis is Accountability: Making it Meaningful.
The 2015 ATE Summer Conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis from Friday, July 31 through Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
Speakers for the Summer Conference will include Geneva Gay, author of multiple books including Culturally Responsive Teaching and Kevin Kumashiro who has written 10 books and numerous articles including "Seeing the Bigger Picture: Troubling Movements to End Teacher Education" and “Bad Teacher!: How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture.”
The Call For Proposals is now posted on ATE's website. Click here to go to the Call for Proposals for ATE's 2015 Summer Conference.
Deadline For Proposals will be April 1, 2015.
Make plans now to attend!
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.
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