Why Join PAC-TE?
 

PAC-TE very much needs your individualinstitutional, or associate membership on an ongoing basis so that the association may continue to be a viable influence in teacher and educational leader preparation affairs within our state and through our involvement with ATE and AACTE.

In addition, we provide valuable services for teacher educators:

  • Regular, ongoing representation at and reports from meetings of the State Board of Education and hearings relevant to the field of professional educator preparation

  • Communication with and updates from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and PA legislative education committees

  • Electronic newsletters and memos on current PAC-TE news, services, conferences, advocacy, state legislative and policy developments
  • Links to national, state, institution and association resources
  • Position announcements – view the announcements or post your own
  • Sponsorship of the three-day Teacher Education Assembly, the state's most inclusive and comprehensive professional development meeting for teacher educators 

  • Sponsorship of a one-day Spring Conference dealing with current teacher preparation issues and concerns 

  • Publication of the annual PAC-TE journal, "Pennsylvania Teacher Educator," now accepting manuscripts for its 16th volume. 
  • Recognition of the prestigious PAC-TE Teacher Educator of the Year and Friend of Education – consider nominating a colleague or supporter
  • Opportunities to serve the field and the association:
    • Board of Directors
    • Committee Membership and Leadership
    • Division Leadership and Networking
    • Conference presentations and support 
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