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The Washington Association of Colleges for Teacher Education provides leadership on issues related to professional education, with primary focus on teacher education. WACTE promotes effective public policy regarding professional education, enhances and improves professional education programs at member institutions, and enhances the professional effectiveness of members.

A Powerful Conversation on Schools, Poverty, and Race

A great interview with Bill Gates and Nate Bowling of Tacoma (last year's Teacher of the Year and an alumni from The Evergreen State College).

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New and Noteworthy

Overview of the Legislative Education Funding Task Force

Position available: Program Associate/ Assistant Director - Teacher Shortage

Capacity Survey Synopsis now available. 

In The News...

There appears to be some capacity to prepare additional teacher candidates in Washington’s teacher preparation programs, and further capacity could be created if additional resources—teacher and supervisor salaries, mentors, placement opportunities, and other resources—were made available.

The Washington Association of Colleges for Teacher Education surveyed its members between May 23 and June 10, 2016....

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