Indiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Advocating for Education, Stimulating Improvement, Preparing Teachers
IACTE 2016-2017 Meeting Dates
A new academic year has arrived! I do hope that everyone had the opportunity to enjoy the summer and some relaxation. The Executive Committee has worked over the summer to plan another year of informative meetings. The tentative set of topics is noted below. The schedule for our meetings this year is:
IACTE Colleagues –
Another academic year has begun! I do hope that the start of the semester is calming down, and that you are ready to see your colleagues from across the state. The Executive Committee has put together the agenda for our first meeting of the new school year. It is focused on the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the allowable use of associated funds. Participating in the meeting will be Deb Koolbeck, the AACTE Government Relations Director and representatives from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE). Invitations also are being extended to our school partners in the state, including representatives from the teachers, principals, superintendents, and school board associations. We expect to have a rich discussion.
Attached are two documents for you to review prior to the meeting. These documents -- ESSA Allowable Use of Funds and Title II Overview -- will also be utilized during the afternoon table discussions. Each member is asked to bring 1-2 innovative ideas that you would to share that your institution has participated in or would like to participate in if funding were available, including any ideas that have involved partner school districts.
The meeting details are below.
To support the work of the Association this year, which includes representing and advocating for teacher education with the State Board of Education, Indiana Department of Education and State Legislature, the Executive Committee has agreed to continue the annual dues structure used the past three years; a structure based on the number of traditional AND alternative program completers, AND an institution’s membership in AACTE. Please note the dues schedule below. Dues are based on the number of Program Completers (traditional and alternative) based on number reported in the 2015 Title II Report, reflecting 2013-2014. These are a bit harder to find for this year. On the website https://title2.ed.gov/Public/