January 2018 Federal Update

Tuesday, January 23, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. EST

Join fellow AACTE members to learn what is unfolding in Washington, DC, following the short congressional recess for the holidays. What transpired as Congress approached its deadline of January 19 for the continuing resolution? Has the Senate HELP Committee started on HEA reauthorization? Will the House HEA bill move to the floor for a vote anytime soon? What is the prediction of funding for education programs in Fiscal Year 2019?

This webinar will include a presentation and time for Q & A. It also will be recorded and posted in the AACTE Resource Library for future reference. Visit the federal page of the AACTE Advocacy Center for quick access to past Federal Update webinars.

Presenter: Deborah Koolbeck, Director, Government Relations, AACTE

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Location: Webinar



Call for Entries: 2019 AACTE Awards

AACTE invites submissions for its 2019 awards!

Submission Deadlines:

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award: August 20, 2018
  • Best Practice and Professional Achievement Awards: October 10, 2018

View Call for Entries Submit Online

Award winners will be honored at the 2019 AACTE Annual Meeting, February 22–24 in Louisville, Kentucky, during the general sessions.

Future Annual Meetings

  • 2019 – February 22-24, Kentucky International Convention Center | Louisville, KY
  • 2020 – February 28 – March 1, Atlanta Marriott Marquis | Atlanta, GA
  • 2021 – February 26-28, Washington State Convention Center | Seattle, WA

Site Selection Procedures

Annual Meeting Site Selection Procedures

AACTE considers many factors in determining its future locations for the Annual Meeting, which brings together over 2,000 individuals in the educator preparation field each year. These factors include but are not limited to geographic and cultural diversity, attendee cost, available meeting space, and social justice considerations.

The following priorities guide Annual Meeting site selection:

  1. Location
    1. Selection of a site 4-5 years in advance.
    2. Rotation among U.S. regions, with at least one western region destination every five years.
    3. Urban destination with accessible airlift, affordable airfare, and local travel infrastructure.
    4. Available dates that coincide with AACTE's preferred time frame of late February or early March.
    5. Favorable antidiscrimination and accessibility policies, including those related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, physical ability, health conditions, socioeconomic status, and marital, domestic, or parental status.
    6. Presence of AACTE members in the vicinity of the destination.
  2. Facilities/Space
    1. Adequate amount of meeting rooms, exhibit areas, and other space to meet the Annual Meeting's needs.
    2. Accessibility of facilities/space.
    3. Compact Annual Meeting footprint.
    4. Proximity of hotel partners.
    5. Transportation logistics and cost.
    6. Sizeable block of rooms available at primary hotels.
  3. Cost/Affordability
    1. Guest room rates.
    2. Complimentary facilities or services provided.
    3. Rental rates for facilities.
    4. Food and beverage expenditure requirements.
    5. Labor expenses.
    6. Audio/visual rental costs.
    7. Incentives offered by either the destination or its subsidiary partners.

See What You Missed in 2018

Visit the Learning Center to watch video recordings from previous Annual Meetings. Welcome Sessions and Speaker Spotlight Sessions are public, while other recordings are available only to conference registrants.

Keynote Panel
Opening Session Keynote Panel
Diane Ravitch
Closing by Diane Ravitch
Major Forums
Five Deeper Dives Sessions
Highlights
70th Annual Meeting Highlights