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The Mission of the Washington Association of Colleges for Teacher Education is to provide leadership on issues related to professional education, with primary focus on teacher education. This Mission is pursued through activities which: a) promote effective public policy regarding professional education, b) enhance and improve professional education programs at member institutions, c) enhance the professional effectiveness of members, and d) promote equity, diversity, and inclusion within the professional education community.

WACTE President Elected Rep

Congratulations to WACTE President, Tariq Akmal, Ph.D.! Tariq has been elected as the Western Region Representative to AACTE's Advisory Council of State Representatives (ACSR).

The primary purpose of ACSR is to serve as a collaborative network for state chapter leaders across the nation and to represent state-level perspectives in all AACTE activities as well as help identify important issues for AACTE to monitor and manage. https://aacte.org/state-chapters/acsr-governance

New and Noteworthy

Statement on Racism

The Washington Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE), the group of colleges and universities that prepare teachers for Washington’s K-12 schools, condemns the latest in a long series of police killings of African Americans—the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police officers—and hope our ongoing efforts to diversify the teaching workforce and specifically prepare teachers with anti-racist tools, can contribute to the healing and changes necessary as we move forward.

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