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  • In the States: Updates on Local School Districts in Iowa and Wisconsin
    The new “In the States” feature by Kaitlyn Brennan is a weekly update to keep members informed on state-level activities impacting the education and educator preparation community. DOJ Settles with Cedar Rapids Community School District Last week, the Justice Department announced a settlement agreement with Cedar Rapids Community School District in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A […]
  • AACTE Encourages You to Vote in November
    This year, Election Day is November 8 — a little over a month away. In addition to all members of the House of Representatives, 35 U.S. senators, 36 governorships, and scores of state and local officials are up for election. There may also be ballot measures that are important to you and/or your work.  AACTE […]
  • Apply for a Family Engagement Funding Opportunity
    The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) is seeking proposals from educator preparation programs and their school and community partners to take part in the Family Engagement Educator Preparation Innovation Project. In 2019, NAFSCE brought together faculty within educator preparation programs and leaders from state agencies to form the Family Engagement Consortium on […]
  • Get Inspired, Get Ready to Attend #AACTE23 in Indy
    As AACTE members remember the past to revolutionize the future, get inspired in Indy February 24 – 26 — and celebrate 75 years of shaping the future of education. Join us in exploring the latest research and practices and create a roadmap to ensure a bright future for all learners. and partners in ensuring a bright future for […]
  • U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $25 Million to Support Educator Workforce
    The U.S. Department of Education has announced new awards to help recruit, prepare, develop, and retain a strong, effective and diverse teacher workforce for classrooms across the country through the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant program. This year’s investment includes 22 new five-year grants totaling $24.8 million through its TQP program. The award recipients represent […]