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2019 ATE Annual Meeting Atlanta, GA

February 16-20, 2019

Thank you for a wonderful Annual Meeting! We look forward seeing you

Burlington, VT this Summer!

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ATE’s 2019 Annual Meeting

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

Keynoters such as:

Opening General Session

Renee Clift, University of Arizona

Sunday February 17, Capitol Ballroom,  6:30 PM

Robert J. Stevenson Memorial Lecture

Lin Goodwin, University of Hong Kong

Monday February 18, Capitol Ballroom, 9:15 AM

Distinguished Educator Lecture

Faye Snodgrass, Executive Director, Kappa Delta Pi

Monday February 18, Capitol Ballroom, 2:15 PM

Research General Session

Etta Hollins, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Tuesday February 19, Capitol Ballroom, 9:15 AM

Special Features such as:

Leadership Academy

Clinical Fellows Symposium

Emerging Scholars Sessions

ATE's 2019 Annual Meeting

Association of Teacher Educators Awards Dinner

Tuesday February 19, Capitol Ballroom, 6:30 PM

President's Brunch with Pat Tate and Christie McIntyre

Wednesday February 20, Atlanta 1-3, 10:30 AM


The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators will be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel February 16-20. The theme selected by President Patricia Tate is Educators at the Forefront: New Dimensions for Clinical Preparation and Development of Educators.

Click here to read more and get started with your registration.

Click here to download a .PDF of the registration form which you can fax or mail with payment information.

Click here to go to the online program.


Sheraton Atlanta Hotel


       Experience Atlanta in an inspirational new way and enjoy the benefits of effortless hotel travel at Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Southern charm and modern style blend impeccably in their expansive, completely renovated Atlanta hotel rooms and suites. Explore the best of downtown, then return for top-rated cuisine at Fandangles restaurant. In addition, you can enjoy Sheraton Atlanta Hotel’s unique garden courtyard pool underneath a retractable glass rooftop.

       Click here for the link to the online reservation site from the hotel. Rate is $179.00 for 2 traditional double beds or king.   The hotel is located at 165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. For guests who prefer to phone in their reservations, they may call the Reservation Center at 404-659-6500 to secure a reservation on ATE's group block. Currently the name of the group is listed as ATE 2019 Annual Meeting. 

Exhibit in Atlanta!

ATE's 2019 Annual Meeting offers a terrific opportunity to reach teacher educators and those involved in teacher preparation at all levels. The Meeting/Exhibit Show will be held in the Georgia Ballroom Prefunction Space of the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA, 30303.

Exhibit Dates and Hours

Sunday, Feb. 17: Set-up 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Sunday, Feb. 17: Exhibits Open 2:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday Feb. 17: Exhibitor Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 18: Exhibits Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 19: Exhibits Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 19: Dismantle 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Click here to download an exhibitor application with complete information.  Deadline: December 15, 2018.

Pre-Conference Workshops and Pre-Service Strand

Four pre-conference workshops will be offered in Atlanta on Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17 in advance of the 2019 Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. The following are descriptions of the workshops. Click here for additional information on the workshops.


 Supervision and Mentoring

Accreditation, Assessment and

Accountability in Educator Preparation

(CAEP Workshop)

Discovering New Technology
Tools for The 21st Century

Bullying and school safety:

What teachers can do

To Register for these workshops click here

Preservice Strand in Atlanta

ATE Preservice Strand 2019
Monday, February 18th, 9:00am to 3:30pm
All preservice students are welcome!

The Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) preservice teacher strand is a wonderful opportunity for students! Individuals network, share experiences, interact and learn from nationally recognized educational researchers, teachers, and leaders.

Preservice teachers will have the opportunity to learn about critical strategies and techniques that will enhance the likelihood for success as new teachers. Presentations are high-energy sessions that are research-driven and reality-based. The 2019 ATE preservice strand will be in Atlanta , GA on February 18th  from 8:00am to 3:00pm. In addition, as a way of helping the community, ATE has approved a special rate of only $30.00 for students who attend this event.

Reasons to Attend:

        -Discover critical information regarding Instructional Strategies and Management Techniques
        -Interact with Nationally Recognized educational researchers, teachers, and leaders
        -Learn about Employment Strategies and Student Engagement Techniques
        -Examine how to best Make Data Based Decisions that promote student learning
        -Discover how to best Differentiate Instruction for ALL learners
        -Share and interact with colleagues regarding Critical Educational Issues & Topics
        -Learn about innovative approaches regarding Quality Education and Shaping the Future
        -And much, much, more!

Please consider conveying our invitation to your students to be part of this educational and networking opportunity as well as sharing this invitation with others that may help by sending students. Students will not want to miss the opportunity.

        -Share Experiences
        -Develop Professionally
        -Meet Nationally Recognized Teachers

Annual Meeting Schedule

The online program is now available on our ATE App!

1: Download the Cvent Events App

2: Enter the password provided in your registration email.

Don't forget to mark your calendar for our Featured Sessions!

*Communicating Across PK-20 Classroom Boundaries in the Design of Clinically-Centered

Teacher Education Programs:The Use of Protocols 

 *Bridging School/University Contexts: School- and University-Based Teacher Educators

*Implementing the ATE Field Experience Standards into Your Clinical Practice

*The Impact of Teacher Residencies on Bridging School/University Context

*Teachers: Don’t Burn Out! Helpful Ways to Revitalize

Be sure to join us for our all Member Sessions

Association of Teacher Educators Awards Dinner

Tuesday February 19, Capitol Ballroom, 6:30 PM

President's Brunch with Pat Tate and Christie McIntyre

Wednesday February 20, Atlanta 1-3, 10:30 AM

Keynote Speakers

We have some incredible guest speakers lined-up for our Annual Meeting!

Click HERE to view the speakers' bios and links to their powerpoint/pdf presentations.

Renée Clift, University of Arizona

Dr. Renée Tipton Clift is Associate Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of Arizona. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University and has been on the faculty of the University of Houston and the University of Illinois.  While at Illinois she established the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative. Her research investigates factors that affect the process of learning to teach, which includes preservice teachers’ learning, educators’ continuing professional development, and educational leadership. Her current projects include Communities as Resources for Early Childhood Teacher Preparation (CREATE), which examines the change process as the college redesigns the early childhood teacher preparation program to focus more on families and communities; Making the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Accessible to Teachers, which provides professional development for area teachers; and an ongoing study that employs self-study methodology to examine the impact a dean can have on program development.

Lin Goodwin, University of Hong Kong

A. Lin Goodwin is the Professor and Dean, the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong and formerly Evenden Professor of Education, and Vice Dean at Teachers College, Columbia University (TCCU). She is immediate past-Vice President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA)—Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education (2013-2016), and is co-director (and architect) of a joint MA in Educational Leadership and Change between TCCU and the National Institute of Education (NIE) in Singapore. She is the recipient of two multi-million dollar federal grants to support TR@TC, an innovative teaching residency program at Teachers College that she designed and launched in 2009. In 2015, Dr. Goodwin was honored as a Distinguished Researcher by AERA’s Special Interest Group: Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans, and was also named the inaugural Dr. Ruth Wong Professor of Teacher Education, NIE.

Dr. Goodwin’s research focuses on teacher and teacher educator identities and development; multicultural understandings and curriculum enactments; the particular issues facing Asian/Asian American teachers and students in U.S. schools; and on international analyses/comparisons of teacher education practice and policy. Her work appears in top education journals including the Journal of Teacher Education, Urban Education, International Journal of Educational Research, and Teachers College Record; she is the editor of several books. Recent publications include “Who is in the classroom now? Teacher preparation and the education of immigrant children,” in Educational Studies; and “Managing reform in teacher education” (with Kosnik and Beck), in The International Handbook of Teacher Education. Forthcoming is a new book: Empowered educators in Singapore: How high-performing systems shape teaching quality (with E.L. Low and L. Darling-Hammond); and “Educating all children in multicultural, multilingual Singapore: The quest for equity amidst diversity” (with E.L. Low), in The International Handbook of Urban Education.

Faye Snodgrass, Executive Director, Kappa Delta Pi

Faye Snodgrass is the Executive Director of Kappa Delta Pi.
"KDP's ideals of high standards and integrity, unbiased thinking and teaching, and service are timeless. It is an honor to advocate for and support educators and the teaching profession, which continuously changes lives for the better."

Click here for a pdf of Faye Snodgrass' presentation.

Etta Hollins, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kauffman Endowed Chair for Urban Teacher Education, Etta Ruth Hollins, Ph.D., UMKC School of Education, received a prestigious American Education Research Association (AERA) Fellows Award in April.

Hollins has been at UMKC since 2009.  Her research and scholarship interests include teaching and teacher preparation for diverse and underserved students in P-12 schools; and the design and redesign of preservice teacher preparation and professional development.

2019 Give-Back

2019 Give-Back Program to Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy

Attendees at ATE's meetings have donated money to "give back" to the communities where the meetings are held. 

Please consider a donation when you register for the Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) was founded July 2010. Representing the class  of 2017, the legacy class is progressing on target with their sights set on college. CSKYWLA has a singular goal – to ensure each young woman graduates from college ready to make a positive impact on the global community. The school’s founding principal, Melody Morgan, set a solid foundation to advance the vision.  The torch has been passed to the current principal, Eulonda Washington, during the summer of 2016. Since this time, the faculty has reaffirmed the vision and developed 

additional academic expectations, support mechanisms, rituals and traditions that cater to the complex academic and psychlogical needs of young women.  Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy graduates will enroll in and earn a post-secondary degree from a college or university. Our mission is to develop globally competitive leaders by providing a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum.

2019 ATE Annual Meeting Planning Committee

President: Patricia Tate

Conference Chair:  Christie McIntyre

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