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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:

  1. promote equity, diversity, and inclusion within the professional education community;
  2. promote effective public policy regarding professional education;
  3. enhance and improve professional education programs at member institutions; and
  4. enhance the professional effectiveness of members.

WACTE January 2022 Conference!

The winter conference will be held January 25-27, 2022. We hope to host a split virtual/physical conference in the Tacoma/Olympia area. Details yet to be determined.

Registration and Agenda contact: joycevswestgard@gmail.com

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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AACTE Forges New Relationship with State Chapters 10-2021

Last year, the AACTE Board of Directors created a State Chapter Taskforce to study the relationship between the national office and its state affiliates. After a year-long, wide-ranging set of discussions with state leaders to determine how the relationship between AACTE and state associations could be strengthened, the State Chapter Taskforce released its recommendations.

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