Association Development and Membership [top]
Donna Post, Chair 2013
Lisa Huelskamp, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Randal Ford, 2015; Jordan Jay, 2015; Donna Post, 2013; Molly Keogh, 2013; Elsa Price, 2013; Dorothy Sluss, 2014; Jeanne Okrasinski, 2014; Cindy Woods, 2014; Priscilla Griffith, 2015; Gwen McAlpine, 2015; Valerie Park, 2015; Janice Ewing, 2015; Mary Selke, 2015; Steven Wojcikiewicz, 2015; Dominic Swayne, 2015; Freddie Bowles, 2015; Mary Sowder, 2015; Oddmund Myhre, 2015; Beverly Klug, 2014
The Association Development Committee annually solicits ideas from the membership, coordinates and communicates these ideas with the other standing committees, the Delegate Assembly and the Board of Directors, for the future development of the Association.
Committee on Committees [top]
Patricia Tate, Chair 2015
Nancy Gallavan, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Linda Billman, 2015; David Byrd, 2015; Libby Hall, 2015; Beth Wilkins, 2015
The Committee on Committees shall receive and review all requests for new committees; shall verify that proposed new committees do not duplicate existing committees; shall oversee standing committees regarding whether they are following and achieving their responsibilities; shall annually analyze the need for new standing committee responsibilities; shall oversee all responsibilities, review any proposed changes, and oversee standing committees’ compliance with Corporate Bylaws; shall develop a Standing Committee Operations Procedural Manual to be used by all standing committees; and shall assist the President in identifying potential committee members.
Corporate Bylaws [top]
Joseph Barnes, Chair 2015
Ann Shelly, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Charlene Fleener, 2014; Michelle Winship, 2013; Peg (Margaret) Fraser, 2013; Angela Webster Smith, 2013; Theresa Robinson, 2013; Jane Huffman, 2014; Sarah Summy, 2014; Dariel Jacobs, 2015; Joanne Newcombe, 2015; Marcia Swiatek, 2015; James Wrightman, 2015; David Arneson, 2015; Sharon Lamson, 2015; Christine Pfister, 2015; John White, 2015; Fanchon "Fancy" Funk, 2015
The Corporate Bylaws Committee is responsible for the language and format of the Corporate Bylaws; prepares, considers, and/or reviews amendments to the Corporate Bylaws in accordance with the purposes of the Association; and is responsible for the analysis of proposed amendments to the Corporate Bylaws, and makes recommendations to the Delegate Assembly and/or voting membership.
Sylvia Martin, Chair 2013
Linda Houser, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Barbara Short, 2015; Billi Bromer, 2015; Timothy Richards, 2015; Una Sarno, 2013; Alexis Armstrong, 2013; Sylvia Martin, 2013; Patricia Ingraham, 2014; Tina Schisler, 2015; Elif Safak, 2015; Stephanie Puckett Pepper, 2015; Patricia Nugent, 2015; Helen Friedland, 2015; Jiening Ruan, 2015; Sally Winterton, 2015
The Credentials Committee reviews the credentials of all unit representatives designated to serve as delegates to the Delegate Assembly; certifies the seating of all eligible representatives as delegates; and if requested by an unseated representative, refers his/her status to the Delegate Assembly for final action.
Heather Oesterleich, Chair 2013
Sandy Brownscombe, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Heather Oesterleich, 2015; William Young, 2015; Amanda Rudolph, 2013; Wynetta Scott-Simons, 2013; Fay Roseman, 2014; Laurie Ramirez, 2015; Elvira Sanatullova-Allison, 2015; Valerie Allison-Roan, 2015; Brittany Aronson, 2015; Sharon Harris-Ewing, 2015; Howard Walters, 2015
The Diversity Committee shall promote, initiate, and coordinate programs and initiatives in ATE related to diversity. The committee shall also make reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding diversity in ATE.
Fiscal Affairs [top]
Jon Engelhardt, Chair 2013
Nancy Gallavan, President, ATE Board Liaison
Ann Shelly, Past President, ATE Board Liaison
Emma Savage-Davis, President Elect, ATE Board Liaison
Members: Michael Vetere, Jr., 2015; Jerry Rivera-Wilson, 2015; Ed Pultorak, 2015; Edwina Vold, 2013; Jon Engelhardt, 2013; Jim Gaines, 2013; Sally Creasap, 2015
David Ritchey, ex officio, ATE Executive Director
The Fiscal Affairs Committee works with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to develop a format for reporting the fiscal matters and works as a liaison with the Board of Directors to review the budget as prepared by the Executive Director. They serve as a channel for accepting fiscal information from the general membership, standing committees, and Delegate Assembly. The committee provides the Delegate Assembly with a yearly status report of the fiscal affairs of the Association; coordinates the generation of outside monies; and considers additional fiscal matters as they are identified.
Honors and Awards [top]
Debbie Barnes, Chair 2013
Cathy Pearman, Board Liaison 2013
Members: V. Carole Smith, 2014; Carolyn Babione, 2014; Debbie Barnes, 2015; Janet Towslee, 2015; Charlotte Reed, 2014; Leigh Butler, 2014; Shaoan Zhang, 2014; Stuart Carroll, 2014; Shannon Ivey, 2015
The Honors and Awards Committee shall obtain names of award nominees from selection committees/panels; shall provide names of nominees to conference planning committee; shall recommend guidelines for creation of new awards to the ATE Board of Directors; shall evaluate recommendations and nominate candidates for distinguished membership and shall recommend the nominees to the Board of Directors and Delegate Assembly. Recommendations must be accompanied by documentation of fifteen years of consecutive membership and outstanding contributions to the Association and teacher education; and shall monitor the selection process each year and ensure that selection panels are successful in their charges.
For information and nomination forms for Distinguished Membership, click here.
Legislative and Governmental Relations [top]
Denise Staudt, Chair 2013
Jim Alouf, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Denise Staudt, 2014; Donna Hunnicutt, 2015; Vera Lang-Brown, 2015; Sylvia Blake, 2015; Jeanne Peloso, 2015; Debra Thomas, 2015; Sharon Lamson, 2015; Lisa Williams, 2013; Janice Thompson, 2013; Noran Moffett, 2013; Erin Harrel, 2013; Barrie Ciliberti, 2014; David DeWeese, 2014
The Legislative and Governmental Relations Committee organizes a system by which individuals from the Association establish and maintain relationships with national and state legislative and governmental bodies. The committee also prepares and monitors membership training programs to improve working relations with political decision makers.
Nominations and Elections [top]
Linda Austin, Chair 2013
Tammie Brown, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Linda Austin, 2013; Laurie Curtis, 2013; Annette Digby, 2014; Karen McClusky 2015; Terrell Peace 2015; Janice Thompson 2015; Gwendolyn Trotter, 2015; Karen Venditti, 2015; Lisa Williams 2015; Wendy Fuchs, 2015
The Nominations and Elections Committee secures recommendations from authorized units and membership at-large for the offices to be filled; verifies the eligibility of all prospective nominees; prepares a slate consisting of a minimum of two nominees for each office to be filled; secures from each nominee a resume of professional activities for use in the preparation of the ballot; is responsible, in cooperation with the Executive Director, for mailing the election ballots to the current eligible membership; is responsible for the receipt, counting and certification of the completed ballots; and informs the Executive Director of the election results.
Professional Journal [top]
Alice Young, Chair 2013
Linda Houser, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Karen Jenlink, 2014; Jenny Bolander, 2013; Denise Meister, 2013; Gwen McAlpine, 2013; Pat Swails, 2013; Alice Young, 2014; Emma Savage-Davis, 2014; Ryan Flessner, 2015; Julie Horwitz, 2015
The Professional Journal Committee makes content and publication decisions concerning the Association of Teacher Educators official journal; includes the editor of the journal and his/her associates/assistants as ex officio, no-voting members; and develops and recommends to the Delegate Assembly, criteria and procedures for the selection of journal editor(s).
Public Relations and Communications [top]
Linda Houser, Chair 2013
Nancy Gallavan, Board Liaison 2011
Members: Linda Houser, 2011; Jennifer Aldrich, 2011; Kathleen Daboll-Lavoie, 2012; Mary T. Vetere, 2012; Walter Polka, 2012; Elizabeth Dore, 2013; Julia Tucker-Lloyd, 2014; Sally Creasap, 2014; Elvira Sanatullova-Allison, 2015; Nobel Corey, 2015; Jason Ampel, 2015
The Public Relations and Communications Committee is responsible for planning a program to enhance the image and the goals of the Association through print, electronic media and other sources; assists in publicizing association clinics, workshops, conferences and other events; and cooperates in the production of materials and techniques to enhance the image of the Association.
Click here to download ATE's Publications Submission Guidelines.
Patrick Jenlink, Chair 2013
Pat Tate, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Kathy Evans, 2014; Jennifer Jacobs, 2014; Keith Tilford, 2014; Nancy Schafer, 2014; Dan White, 2015; Barbara Purdum-Cassidy, 2012; Patrick Jenlink, 2013; Diane Salmon, 2013; Dara Williams-Rossi, 2014; Leisa Martin, 2015
The Research Committee promotes, initiates, and coordinates program development and research, placing special emphasis on collaborative efforts. The committee also recognizes and reports exemplary research and program development efforts, identifies and sanctions needed research, and submits to the appropriate committees recommendations for publications.
Charlotte Mendoza, Chair 2015
Amanda Rudolph, Board Liaison 2013
Members: Ann Monroe-Baillargeon, 2015; Sharon Kulhanek, 2015; Candace Wells, 2013; Cynthia Carver, 2013; Charlotte Mendoza, 2013; Nader Rofagha, 2013; Alicia Mendoza, 2013; Debbie King, 2013; Carol Fleres, 2015; Joshua de Santis, 2016; Amber Brown, 2016; Jackie Bryant, 2016; Sandy Phillipose, 2016; Allison Dickey, 2016; Susan English, 2016; Valerie Owens, 2015
The Resolutions Committee considers and formulates resolutions based upon the thinking and concern of the diverse membership, the recommendations of authorized units, and the deliberations and actions of the Delegate Assembly, committees and the Board of Directors. The committee also solicits and presents with recommendations to the Delegate Assembly resolutions which state the principles, policies and goals of the Association, and resolutions which direct action or state the position of the Association on educational matters.
Technology and the Future of Teacher Education [top]
Robert McLaughlin, Chair 2013
Sandy Brownscombe, ATE Board Liaison 2013
Members: Marcia Cushall, 2011; David A. McCarthy, 2010; Robert McLaughlin, 2015; Paul Resta, Ex Officio advisor; Kathryn Smith, 2015; Ute Kaden, 2013; Susan Boyer, 2015; Janel White-Taylor, 2014; Loretta Donovan, 2014; Sandy Brownscombe, 2014; Paulette Donellon, 2014; Holly Gould, 2014; Lorrie Webb, 2014; Ashlee Woods, 2015; Mohamed Ibrahim, 2015; Minerva Ladores, 2015; Nancy Gallavan, ATE President Ex Officio; Ann Shelly, ATE Past President, Ex Officio; Emma Savage-Davis, ATE President Elect, Ex Officio; David Ritchey, ATE Executive Director Ex Officio
The Technology and the Future of Teacher Education Committee shall: inform members of the Association on emerging trends in technology and their applications in teacher education; work with national meeting planning committees and the leadership of the Association to integrate technology trends into the programs of national meetings; work with the elected leadership of the Association and the Executive Director to increase the technological capability of the association and its operations; shall work with the Executive Director to seek external support for the Association’s efforts in increased technology; may invite representatives of the private sector and funding agencies to ex-officio membership on the Committee, with approval of the Board of Directors, to build linkages for the Association with those organizations; and shall make an annual report to the Delegate Assembly on its activities.
The Committee has published a report, A New Era: Increasing Technology Places in the Association of Teacher Educators. To download this report as a pdf file, click here. Note: This is a very large file (greater than 1 megabyte), so depending on the speed of your Internet access it may take a while to download.