Mission, Vision and Values

PAC-TE Mission, Vision, Values Statement

PAC-TE’s mission is to advance and advocate for quality professional educator preparation programs.

PAC-TE’s vision is to be the leading voice in advancing equitable, inclusive, exemplary professional educator preparation.  Our vision is realized through dynamic partnerships, advocacy, research, professional development, and dissemination of evidence-based practices in Pre-K through Higher Education.

PAC-TE values:

  • Diversity – Diversity and inclusion strengthen the teaching profession and cultivate educational environments that are empathetic and responsive to teacher, student, and community needs.
  • Common purpose – Engaging the range of educator preparation programs and professionals in Pennsylvania fosters comprehensive and shared understanding of unity in the goals and needs of educator preparation
  • Collaboration – Facilitating purposeful conversation and action among stakeholders inspires sustainable, relevant, and innovative educator preparation.
  • Advocacy – Advancing high quality educator preparation and practice promotes the general welfare.
  • Scholarship – The development and application of knowledge and skills addresses the dynamic needs of educational institutions.


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