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ATE 2022 Annual Meeting Chicago, IL

February 11-16, 2022


ATE 2022 Annual Meeting | Chicago Vaccine Mandate

ATE has received updated vaccine requirements and procedures from the Hilton Chicago which are based on the new city vaccine mandate effective January 3, 2022.  The requirements and procedures are clear.  All hotel guests and event attendees must be vaccinated upon arrival if they wish to participate in and/or gain access to eating, drinking, and fitness areas.  The hotel will issue wristbands once attendees present proof of vaccination along with photo identification.  Hotel requirements and procedures for compliance are outlined in the accompanying documentation – Click Here.

ATE fully supports the new city and hotel requirements. 

In our own effort to better protect the health and wellbeing of conference attendees, vaccination will be required for all ATE 2022 Annual Meeting participants. 

All conference attendees must have a hotel issued wristband indicating proof of vaccination to participate in all ATE 2022 Annual Meeting events.  Face coverings are required for all individuals and should be worn at all times, with the exception of consuming food and/or beverages.

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ATE is returning in 2022 with our first face-to-face

conference in two years! 

     Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL

Theme: Educator Preparation For An Uncertain Future: Preparing Anti-Fragile Teachers 

ATE Annual Meeting Registration is now Available.

ATE’s 2022 Annual Meeting

Educator Preparation for an Uncertain Future: Preparing Antifragile Teachers

Keynoters such as:

Opening General Session

Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball, University of Michigan

Sunday February 13, Grand Ballroom - 2nd Floor,  6:30 PM

Robert J. Stevenson Memorial Lecture

Jahmal Cole, Founder and CEO, My Block, My Hood, My City

Re-Imagining the Summer Conference

Monday February 14, Grand Ballroom - 2nd Floor, 9:15 AM

Distinguished Educator Lecture

Lemuel W. Watson, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs

Monday February 14, Grand Ballroom - 2nd Floor, 2:15 PM

Special Features such as:

Leadership Academy

Clinical Practice Fellows Symposium

Emerging Scholars Sessions

Featured Session:

Eve L. Ewing

Tuesday February 15, Grand Ballroom, 1:00 PM

ATE's 2022 Annual Meeting

Association of Teacher Educators 

ATE Awards Gala and Dinner

Semi formal and cocktail attire / Black tie optional

Tuesday February 15, Grand Ballroom - 2nd Floor, 6:30 PM

President's Brunch with John Hicks and Rachelle Rogers

Wednesday February 16, Waldorf, 10:00 AM


The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators will be held in Chicago, Illinois at the Chicago Hilton February 11-16. The theme selected by President John Hicks is Educator Preparation for an Uncertain Future: Preparing Antifragile Teachers.

Click here to read more and get started with your registration.

Click here to go to the online program.

ATE Awards Gala and Dinner

Semi-formal and cocktail attire / Black tie optional 

 The committee wishes to make the 2022 Awards Gala and Dinner a key highlight of the 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago. We are planning for an opening cocktail hour (cash bar) in advance of the dinner and a very positive, high-energy evening that will be reminiscent of ATE’s celebrations earlier (e.g. 75th anniversary and awards celebrations). The Chicago Hilton is a grand hotel that offers the scale and place to host such an event for ATE!


Hilton Chicago


       Overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan, Hilton Chicago hotel is within half a mile of Buckingham Fountain and the Art institute of Chicago. Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and Bears games at Soldier Field are all less than a mile, and Magnificent Mile is just over a mile away. They have a pool, fitness center with Peloton bikes, and four dining options.

       Click here for the link to the online reservation site from the hotel. Rate is $159.00 for 2 traditional double beds or king. The hotel is located at 720 South Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605. For guests who prefer to phone in their reservations, they may call the Reservation Center at 1-877-865-5320 to secure a reservation on ATE's group block. Currently the name of the group is listed as "ATE 2022 Annual Meeting." 

Exhibit in Chicago!

ATE's 2022 Annual Meeting offers a terrific opportunity to reach teacher educators and those involved in teacher preparation at all levels. The Meeting/Exhibit Show will be held in the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605.

Exhibit Dates and Hours

Sunday, Feb. 13: Set-up 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Sunday, Feb. 13: Exhibits Open 2:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday Feb. 13: Exhibitor Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 14: Exhibits Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 15: Exhibits Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 15: Dismantle 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Click here to download an exhibitor application with complete information.  Deadline: December 15, 2021.

Pre-Meeting Workshops and Marvin A. Henry Preservice Strand

re-meeting workshops will be offered in Chicago on Saturday, February 12th and Sunday, February 13th in advance of the 2022 Annual Meeting at the Hilton Chicago. The following are descriptions of the workshops. Click here for additional information on the workshops.


Reimagining "Method" in Methods Courses


Teaching Practice: Pedagogies of Teacher Education


CAEP Accreditation:

The 2022 Revised Standard, Updates, and Guidance 


Mentoring Relationships in Supervision: 

Strategies for Addressing Problems of

Practice in COVID-19 Contexts

To Register for the CAEP or NEA workshops click here.

To Register for TeachingWorks workshops click here.

Preservice Teacher Strand - Online

Marvin A. Henry Preservice Strand 2022
ay, February 14th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm Central Time, $30.
All preservice education students are welcome (undergraduate and graduate)!

Register HERE

The Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) online Preservice Teacher Strand is a wonderful opportunity for students! Individuals network, share experiences, interact and learn from nationally recognized educational researchers, teachers, and leaders. Preservice teachers will have the opportunity to learn about critical strategies and techniques that will enhance the likelihood for success as new teachers. Presentations are high-energy sessions that are research-driven and reality-based.

The ATE 2022 preservice strand will be an online event as part of the ATE 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago from February 11th - 16th, 2022. Please note that this event will take place in Central Standard Time.

In addition, as a way of helping the community, ATE has approved a special rate of only $30.00 for students who attend this online event.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn how to Make Your Teaching Come Alive during stressful times with motivation and humor
  • Discover critical information regarding Instructional Strategies and Management Techniques
  • Interact with Nationally Recognized educational researchers, teachers, and leaders
  • Learn about Employment Strategies and Student Engagement Techniques
  • Examine how to best Make Data Based Decisions that promote student learning
  • Discover how to best Differentiate Instruction for ALL learners
  • Learn about innovative approaches regarding Quality Education and Shaping the Future
  • And much, much, more!

Please consider conveying our invitation to your students to be part of this educational and networking opportunity as well
as sharing this invitation with others that may help by encouraging students to attend.

Students will not want to miss this opportunity to:

  • Network
  • Share Experiences
  • Develop Professionally
  • Meet Nationally Recognized Teachers

To Register for the Marvin A. Henry Preservice Teacher Strand, click here.

Annual Meeting Schedule

The online program is available on our ATE App!

1: Download the Crowd Compass Events App

2: Information has been emailed to registered attendees for the meeting: ATE2022

For more information about downloading the app click here

Don't forget to mark your calendar for our Featured Sessions!

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Meet the Author - Eve L. Ewing

University of Chicago and Commission on Advocacy

Purchase the book here.

This featured session is sponsored by the American Writers Museum

Be sure to join us for our All Member Sessions

Association of Teacher Educators Awards Dinner and Gala

Tuesday February 15, Grand Ballroom - 2nd Floor, 6:30 PM

President's Brunch with John Hicks and Rachelle Rogers

Wednesday February 16, Waldorf, 10:30 AM

Keynote Speakers

We have some incredible guest speakers lined-up for our Annual Meeting!

Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball

William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education at the University of Michigan, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and the founding director of TeachingWorks.

Disrupting the Normalized Continuities of Racial Injustice: The Imperative and Opportunity for Teacher Education

Deborah Loewenberg Ball is the William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of education at the University of Michigan, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, a research professor in the Institute for Social Research, and the director of TeachingWorks. She taught elementary school for more than 15 years, and continues to teach children every summer. Ball’s research focuses on the practice of teaching, using elementary mathematics as a critical context for investigating the challenges of building relationships with children and helping children develop agency and understanding, and on leveraging the power of teaching to disrupt racism, marginalization, and inequity. Ball is an expert on teacher education, and her current work centers on ways to improve the quality of beginning teaching to advance justice.Ball has authored more than 150 publications and has lectured and made major presentations around the world. She has also developed distinctive collections of video records of practice that are broadly used to make practice visible. Her research has been recognized with several awards and honors, and she has served on national and international commissions and panels focused on the improvement of education.She served as president of the American Educational Research Association from 2017 to 2018, as a member of the National Science Board from 2013 to 2018, and as dean of the University of Michigan School of Education from 2005 to 2016. Ball has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education, and is a fellow of the American Mathematical Society and the American Educational Research Association.

Learn more about Dr. Ball at:

Jahmal Cole

Founder & Executive Director of My Block, My Hood, My City

What's Something Simple I Can Do That Will Have a Positive Impact on My Block.

Due to unforeseen circumstances Jahmal Cole's keynote has been replaced with ATE's First Vice President Rachelle Rogers and her team to discuss: Re-Imagining the Summer Conference 

Jahmal Cole is a tireless volunteer and role model. An advocate for education reform in Chicago, Jahmal is passionate about improving schools and is a frequent speaker at colleges in the Chicagoland area. Jahmal is the author of The Torch of Decency: Rekindling the Spirit of Community Organizations, "Athletes & MC's" and "50 Excuses: to not Follow your Dreams."  Recognized for his contributions to the community, he is the recipient of many awards, including a 2012 Certificate of Appreciation from Governor Pat Quinn, 2012 Chicago Ideas Award Winner presented by Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, 2013 Scion Motivate Winner presented by Toyota, 2013 John Lennon Song Writing Grand Prize Award Winner, 2013 Cook County Juvenile Detention Center Volunteer Award. 2016 Roberto Clemente Global Health Award, 2016 Chicago Urban League Innovator Award 2017 Outstanding Commitment to Community Service Award on behalf of State Treasurer Michael Frerichs, and 2017 Mazda Drive for Good Competition Winner and 2017 Monumental Baptist Church Humanitarian Award Winner. He was appointed as honorary chair of State of Black Chicago Steering Committee by Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court and named one of Huffington Post's 15 Inspiring Chicagoans. Most recently, he has successfully launched a groundbreaking social initiative entitled "My Block, My Hood, My City, where he takes teenagers from underserved Chicago communities on City Wide explorations.

Learn More and Follow on Twitter:

Follow @mbmhmc

Lemuel W. Watson

Illuminating Our Purpose During Uncertain Times

Lemuel W. Watson is Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs. Provost Professor of School of Education and African American and African Diaspora Studies, Co-Director of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention, and Senior Scientist at the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University. He is also a Senior Scholar Fellow at the Antioch Graduate School of Leadership and Change.

 He helps oversee Kinsey’s efforts to generate collaborative education, research, and fundraising related to LGBTQ+ lives and topics. This appointment includes research on LGBTQ+ youth mental health as part of the partnership between Kinsey and the Trevor Project, the world's most significant suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.

A seasoned leader whose career spans across various industries, which include educational, non-profit organizations, private, and entrepreneurship/small businesses. Lemuel W. Watson has also been recognized as a scholar and researcher on underrepresented populations. He has worked as a consultant on public policy and talent management issues around the world. He has written books, monographs, and articles related to research on leadership, underrepresented populations, LGBTQ+, public policy, and human development. He is also Series Editor for Contemporary Perspectives on LGBTQ Advocacy in Societies with IAP. His latest scholarship can be found in Unheard Voice: A Collection of Narratives by Black, Gay & Bisexual Men (2021), Queer and Trans Advocacy in Community College (2021), Authentic Leadership: An Engaged Discussion of LGBTQ Work as Culturally Relevant, Special Issue of Leadership Journal on Race and Leadership. Watson also has secured grants totaling more than $13.5 million in research funding by an array of organizations. He has been deeply engaged with the community as a personal and professional advocate through numerous arts, community, educational, and professional boards.

2022 Give Back

2022 Give Back Program to

Wendell Phillips Academy High School

Attendees at ATE's meetings have donated money to "give back" to the communities where the meetings are held. 

Please consider a donation when you register for the Annual Meeting in Chicago.

2022 ATE Annual Meeting Planning Committee

President: John Hicks

Conference Chair: Karen Embry Jenlink

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