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ATE'S 2013 SUMMER CONFERENCE will be held August 2-6 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Click here for registration information and online hotel reservationlinks.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 2014 AnnualMeeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, which will be held February 14-18, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront in St. Louis, Missouri, is now available. Click here for complete information.
THE 2013 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION OF TEACHER EDUCATORS, held February 15-19, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, was very successful with high registration and many learning opportunties. Four keynote sessions, several featured panels, and more than 300 presentations highlighted this unique event. To see an online slide show of the 2013 Annual Meeting, click here. To view the 2013 ATE Leadership Academy slide show, click here. All photos by 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 2012 SUMMER CONFERENCE, held August 3-7 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, was a complete success. Click here for photos, downloads of general session presentations and more. Additional photos will be added, so check back!
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, Fairfax, VA 22030. P.O. Box for regular mail remains the same: Association of Teacher Educators, P.O. Box 793, Manassas, VA 20113.
NEW EDITORIAL TEAM FOR ACTION: The ATE Board of Directors welcomes Thomas Lucey, Thomas Crumpler, Lara Handsfield, Ryan Brown, and Kara Lycke from Illinois State Universiy as the new Editors of ACTION in Teacher Education. Volume 35 will be the first volume produced by the incoming editorial team.
Outgoing Editor John Chiodo, University of Oklahoma received a merit award at the annual meeting in San Antonio for outstanding service as Editor of ACTION (2002-2012). ATE welcomes the new editorial team and their host institution, Illinois State University, to the Editorship of ACTION in Teacher Education.
ATE RESPONDS TO NCTQ STUDY ON STUDENT TEACHING: The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recently released a study, "Student Teaching in the United States," that characterized ATE's standards for student teaching. ATE's Board and Executive Committee have responded to this study's use of ATE standards. Click here to download the letter in response to the NCTQ study in pdf form. Click here to see the full text of the National Field Directors Forum's Standards for Field Experiences in Teacher Education.
Support and Recognition Opportunities at ATE's Annual Meeting:
o Exhibit opportunities click here.
o Program Book advertising opportunities click here.
o Sponsorship 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.
SIG Websites in Members Only Area: All Special Interest Groups now have their own websites, and ATE's Members Only area includes links to these sites. Click here to go to the Members Only area (note: if you do not know your username or password, send an email by clicking here and they will be sent to you.)
Professional Opportunities, including College/University Positions available and a link to Agent K-12 with teaching and administrative positions. Click here to see this new feature.
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. If you have difficulty logging in or wish to receive the instructions sooner, click here.
Several ATE Commissions have posted reports on the website. Here's a brief listing:
• Report of the Commission on High Stakes Testing; click here
• Report of the Commission (now Committee) on Technology and the Future of Teacher Education; click here (Note: This is a large file, about one megabyte. Depending on the speed of your internet connection, it may take some time to download.)
ATE's New Publications Marketplace lets you purchase ATE publications and other resources online. Click here for more information. Special offer: Now through the end of October, get an extra 30% off ATE publications! Details at the Publications Marketplace link.
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 Joins five other groups in releasing report on Teacher Diversity, A Call To Action. Click here for more information.
ATE Position Framework. Click here.
Agent K-12: New Partnership with Education Week
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