AACTE Cover_1_0CEHD will have 14 representatives at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) this week in Orlando, Florida. This group will represent the college through research presentations, national panels, teacher preparation program redesign panels, accreditation workshops, and fellowship programs. C&I’s Lori Helman will be launching her new book, Literacy Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms: Engaging English Language Learners in Elementary School, published by Teachers College Press. She will also present a session on the work in PRESS and MCRR with two doctoral students, Alyssa Boardman and Kari Dahle. Three sessions featuring the work of the Teacher Education Redesign Initiative (TERI) will be represented by EDRC’s Elizabeth Finsness, Stacy Ernst, Tiffany Moore, and Misty Sato. Sato will also speak on a panel about the national implementation of the edTPA in teacher education. EDRC’s Jo Matson will represent CEHD at sessions about NCATE and the new standards board, Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Five C&I doctoral students — Mary Hoelscher in science education, Fang (Andie) Wang and Jason Martel in second languages and cultures, Ann Mogush Mason in culture and teaching, and Heidi Jones in literacy education — will present a symposium on four perspective on defining and developing teacher identity. EPsy doctoral student Julio Cabrera will participate in the Holmes Scholars Program, which consists of doctoral students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds pursuing careers in education at AACTE member institutions.