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2018 ATE Summer Conference Albuquerque, NM

August 3-7, 2018


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ATE's 2018 Summer Conference

Educators at the Forefront: New Dimensions for Clinical Preparation and Development of Educators

Special Features such as:

Half-Day Workshops, Induction Symposium for New Professors, and Evening Events


Keynoters such as:

Dr. John McIntyre

"Evolution of Clinical Practice in Teacher Education"

Dr. Muffet Trout

"Bridging Boundaries Through Care and Reflective Practice"

Click the title above to view the slide deck of Dr. Trout's Keynote address

Dr. Rebecca Burns

"Beyond Superficiality: Fundamental Changes for Actualizing Clinically Based Educator Preparation"

Dr. Cecilia Hernandez, Dr. Blanca Araujo, Dr. Cheryl Torrez, Dr. Trenia Walker, Ann McCoy, and Audrey Colwell

"Clinical Practice - Preparing the New Teacher for Today's Classroom"


Be sure to check out our 2018 Summer Conference Brochure

Read More and Register Now for ATE's 2018 Summer Conference in Albuquerque!


Members Receive discounted Early Bird rate of only $325.00!!   Early Bird Deadline: June 30, 2018

The 2018 Summer Conference of the Association of Teacher Educators will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Hotel Albuquerque and Hotel Chaco August 3-7, 2018. The theme selected by President Patricia Tate is Educators a the Forefront: New Dimensions for Clinical Preparation and Development of Educators.

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I​n the heart of Albuquerque, Old Town Albuquerque Hotel offers a unique location in a historic district easily accessible from I-40 and within 15 minutes of Albuquerque International Sunport Airport. Within walking distance are historic landmarks, restaurants, local shopping favorites, and many other attractions.


       Hotel Albuquerque                                                                                      Hotel Chaco

 The Hotel Albuquerque is located at 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 and the Hotel Chaco at
2000 Bellamah Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104.

Click the hotel link to the online reservation site from the corresponding hotel for Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and Hotel Chaco.

The majority of the conference will take place at Hotel Albuquerque with Hotel Chaco within a minute or two walking distance. A taxi can be requested at the front desk if you need assistance. Remember to book soon as best available rates will apply once our block reaches 80%.  Please note, if you are unable to see availability with the provided links please call the unified booking number: 866-505-7829.

Hotel Albuquerque

Rate is $149.00 (single/double) plus taxes. For guests who prefer to phone in their reservations, they may call the Reservation Center at 866-505-7829 to secure a reservation on ATE's group block. The name of the group code is listed as 1807ATE. Callers may also use our group code to identify the group.

Hotel Chaco

Rate is $179.00 (single/double occupancy) plus $30 amenity fee and taxes per night. For guests who prefer to phone in their reservations, they may call the Reservation Center at 866-505-7829 to secure a reservation on ATE's group block. The name of the group code is listed as 180729AT. Callers may also use our group code to identify the group.


Pre-Conference Workshops and Induction Symposium

Four pre-conference workshops will be offered in Albuquerque, NM on Friday August 3rd and Saturday August 4th, in advance of the 2018 Summer Conference. Following are descriptions of the workshops. Click here for additional information on the workshops.


 NEA/NFDF Professional

Development Workshop

Accreditation, Assessment and
in Educator Preparation
(CAEP Workshop)

Incorporating Great New Innovative

Technology Tools to Engage your

On-Line or Face2Face Classrooms

Teaching to a T--ATE Style

To Register for these workshops click here

Summer Induction Symposium for New Professors (ISNP)

August 4, 2018  8:30-4:30

Full-time college/university faculty members entering years 1-3 are eligible to enroll.

To Register for ISNP click here



ATE Summer Conference Schedule

Albuquerque Program Book


Keynote Speakers and Featured Sessions

We have some incredible guest speakers lined-up for our Summer Conference!

Dr. D. John McIntyre, Emeritus Professor and Senior Visiting Professor, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

"Evolution of Clinical Practice in Teacher Education"

John McIntyre is an emeritus professor and Senior Visiting Professor in Curriculum Studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Although retired, he stills teaches his regular course load as well as continues to write, conduct research and consult in the area of teacher education.

After graduating from Otterbein College (now University), he taught eighth-grade English in Gahanna, Ohio while also coaching track and field.  While teaching, he completed his master’s degree in English Education from Ohio State University. He then pursued and completed his Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teacher Education at Syracuse University.  While at Syracuse, he served as the assistant coordinator of the West Genesee/Syracuse University Teaching Center.

 At SIU, he has served as a coordinator of a teacher education center, Director of the Teaching Skills Laboratory, Director of Professional Education Experiences, Acting Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Teacher Education and School Partnerships and Chairperson of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. 

He is a past president of the Association of Teacher Educators and received the association’s Distinguished Member Award as well as Distinguished Researcher and Distinguished Teacher Educator awards.  He also is a former member of NCATE’s Board of Examiners.

His research interests include design and practice in teacher education, instructional supervision, and school partnerships. Dr. McIntyre has published widely in the area of teacher education, including as co-editor with David Byrd, of the ATE Research in Teacher Education Yearbook series and is co-editor, with Marilyn Cochran-Smith and Sharon Feiman-Nemser, of the 3rd edition of the Handbook of Research on Teacher Education.

John is married to Dr. Christie McIntyre and they have three children (two sons and a daughter) and three incredible grandchildren.

Dr. Muffet Trout, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN

"Bridging Boundaries Through Care and Reflective Practice"

Our guest keynote is Dr. Muffet Trout - an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Dr. Trout's scholarship focuses primarily on how teacher educators, including field supervisors, enact practice. Building on Noddings' theory of ethical care, Dr. Trout's more recent contributions explore the practices of White teacher educators, including her own, to better understand how they learn to prepare their mostly White students to teach effectively in multiracial and multicultural K-12 classrooms.

Dr. Rebecca Burns, Associate Professor Department of Teaching and Leaning, University of South Florida

"Beyond Superficiality: Fundamental Changes for Actualizing Clinically Based Educator Preparation"

Dr. Rebecca West Burns is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education (2002), a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Science Education (2008), and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Supervision (2012) all from the Pennsylvania State University.

Her career began as an elementary teacher in Pennsylvania where she taught sixth in an elementary school. While teaching and earning her master’s degree, she was awarded the Penn State University College of Education Alumni Association Outstanding New Graduate Award (2005). It was during this time that her passion for empowering teachers and preparing high quality teachers began.

 Dr. Burns returned to the Penn State University to work alongside teachers, school administrators, and university faculty in their nationally recognized professional development school (PDS) program. Being a member of the PDS community created opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research while still working with children and teachers.

Today, Dr. Burns’ continues her passion of uniting schools and universities to make a difference in the lives of teachers and children. Her research and scholarship lie at the intersection of supervision, clinically rich teacher education, and school-university partnerships where she examines the clinical pedagogy used to prepare teachers in clinical settings, the hybrid roles needed to enact clinically rich teacher education in school-university partnerships, and how supervision in school-university partnerships can develop teacher leadership capacity to renew schools and colleges of education.

Currently, she is one of the co-conveners for the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) and the NAPDS Joint Task Force and she is the Chair of the Policy and External Relations Committee for NAPDS.  As a community engaged scholar dedicated to renewing schools and universities through partnerships, Dr. Burns is doing the work she loves and loving the work she does. She truly believes that when schools and universities collaborate, they have the potential to transform teacher education. Her motto is that we are Better. Together.


Monday General Session Panel:
Dr. Cecilia Hernandez, Dr. Blanca Araujo,
Dr. Cheryl Torrez, Dr. Trenia Walker, Ann McCoy, and Audrey Colwell

"Clinical Practice - Preparing the New Teacher for Today's Classroom"
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Dr. Cecilia M. Hernandez is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  She holds a bachelor and a master of science in biology from Texas Tech University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Kansas State University. She has taught courses related to science K-16, and has worked with school districts, community colleges, and university faculty in continuously improving teacher education programs. Her teaching and research focuses on diverse learners, culturally responsive teaching in science education, and science content knowledge in preservice teacher education.
Dr. Blanca Araujo  serves as the Director of the Office of Teacher Candidate Preparation (OTCP) and is responsible for all matters related to teacher preparation.  She also works collaboratively with the Executive Council leadership team of the college.

Since 2014, Associate Professor Blanca Araujo has served as Director of Elementary Education where she has engaged in overseeing student teaching, block course scheduling and the advisement of teaching candidates pursuing a teaching license. In her new leadership capacity, she will serve as the lead for the ongoing alignment of OTCP and CAEP program standards and will provide leadership to a broadened range of responsibilities pertaining to teacher preparation. Having completed her graduate training at NMSU, Blanca was tenured at UTEP before returning to NMSU as a proud and accomplished alumna. Her training specializations and research interests include critical pedagogy and bilingual education. Across the borderlands, Blanca’s leadership and commitment to the teacher preparation is unparalleled.

  • University of New Mexico
Dr. Cheryl Torrez received her Ph.D. in Education, from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia and her M.A. in Education- Curriculum and Instruction at California State University, Sacramento.  She was a Distinguished Teacher in Residence at California State University-Sacramento.  She taught in elementary school classrooms in California for 12 years and also held an academic appointment as Assistant Professor at Boise State University before joining the teacher education faculty at UNM.

Dr. Trenia Walker is Professor and Chair of the Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy.  She received her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, her M.A. in History, and her B.A. in English from the University of Houston.  Walker has served as a middle- and secondary- school History and English/Language Arts teacher, university History lecturer, a supervisor of student teachers, and held several administrative positions at the university-level.
  • Albuquerque Public Schools
Ann McCoy, Principal Bandelier Elementary
Audrey Colwell, Instructional Coach Bandelier Elementary

  • Be sure to check out our Featured Sessions!

    Sunday Morning

    • Effective Clinical Practice: Preparing Mentor Teachers and University-Based Educators
      to Support Teacher Candidate Learning and Development

     Dr. Philip Bernhardt
     Dr. Thomas Conway
     Dr. Greer Richardson
     Metropolitan State University of Denver
     Cabrini University
       LaSalle University

    • Sunday Afternoon

      • School Safety Lessons Learned from Cleveland to Parkland: It's All About Relationships

    • Dr. Stephen Sroka
      President, Health Education Consultants

      Adjunct Assistant Professor
      Case Western Reserve University

    • Description:

      Some of us were providing school safety programs before they became fashionable and funded.

      We developed strategies without large budgets and sophisticated technologies. Ironically, many of our old school ideas have come back into vogue again as part of the new “innovative” school safety plans.

      From metal detectors to student detectors, from hardware to heartware, programs are putting a face on school safety because school safety is built in, not tacked on.

      Building trusted relationships is still the foundation for school, home, and community safety plans to help our students learn more and live better.

      Be prepared, not scared. It’s all about relationships!

    • Monday Morning

      • Video Technology as a Mentoring Tool for Coaching/Mentoring:
        The Development of a Digitally-Mediated Supervision System for Pre-Service Teachers

     Dr. David Allen
     Jilll Wood
     Jacqueline Gaffner
     Kansas State University
     Kansas State University
     Texas Wesleyan University

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Exhibit in Albuquerque!

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2018 Summer Give-Back

Consider a donation in your registration to our Summer Conference Give Back Program which sponsors one or more schools in our conference city.

With your generous contributions, ATE hopes to raise over $3,000 for:

Apache Elementary School in Albuquerque, NM


Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque, NM


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