IACTE Summit - November 7-8, 2019 SAVE THE DATE!

IACTE Summit 2019 Save the Date


IACTE Colleagues -

I do hope that the end of the academic year has gone well and that you might find time to relax a bit over the summer.  Your IACTE Executive Committee remains at work in planning a two-day Summit for the fall. Attached and below is a "Save the Date" announcement that we encourage you to share with colleagues and faculty at your institution.  Also, the conference will include sessions allowing faculty and/or graduate students the opportunity to share innovations, initiatives and best practices in teacher education.  Attached is the Call for Proposalswith an initial deadline set for August 2nd. Please share this broadly among your colleagues.

Registration and additional details will be sent out early in August.



IACTE Executive Director

IACTE Legislative Update

IACTE Colleagues –

The 2019 Indiana General Assembly has completed its work, and there are four legislative decisions which are summarized below that impact our educator preparation programs. In addition to the summary below, the respective final bills are attached.  Thanks to Shawn Sriver for preparing this information.

IACTE Executive Director

Summary of the 2019 Indiana General Assembly and the Impact on Educator Preparation


This was a very busy session of the Indiana General Assembly.  The two major changes that will impact teacher preparation programs and teacher preparation candidates are listed below along with several other actions.


IACTE’s Executive Committee worked diligently to stay on top of each proposed bill related to teacher preparation. In addition, several members attended collaborative association meetings to learn more about legislative matters related to important bills impacting our membership.


Basic Skills Requirement Eliminated (Section 3 on page 2 of SB 438)

IACTE Outstanding Future Educators - April 12th

IACTE Colleagues -


Plans have begun for the important IACTE annual Recognition Day for Outstanding Future Educators for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The students will participate in a morning program celebrating the teaching profession.  Provided below are important details about the identification and registration of your institution’s outstanding future educators for this special event.  Your attention to these stated deadlines will facilitate efforts to provide a memorable student-focused celebration for our future educators.

Event Date         : Friday, April 12, 2019

Location             : Ritz Charles 12156 North Meridian Street, Carmel, IN  46032 |317-846-9158

Registration        : 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Program Start     : 10:00 a.m.

Cost                   : $25.00 per student and $35.00 per faculty


Small institutions may select only 2-3 teacher education students, and large institutions are permitted to identify up to 5 awardees.  It is important that each institution honors these limits.  IACTE representatives and/or faculty who have worked with the students also may attend.  Please advise the selected students that the accommodations do not permit room for students’ relatives or friends to attend.

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