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march 17th, 1-4pm
Students and alumni from teacher education programs throughout Iowa are invited to attend the first teacher career fair at William Penn University. Anyone who is immediately seeking employment as a teacher or looking to extend their network for employment in the future should attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from school districts from SE Iowa, NE Missouri, and SW Illinois.
The spring conference is quickly approaching!! You can now follow the updates here or on the CONFERENCE link. The schedule will be posted soon.
The AACTE Annual Meeting will be February 28-March 1 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA. The IACTE reception at AACTE will be Friday, February 28, 6-7 PM at the High Velocity Sports Bar at the Marriott. Appetizers will be provided. If you or other members from your institution plan on attending this reception, please contact Denise Crawford (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Feb. 27, so she will know how many to expect and how much food to order. We look forward to getting our group together at AACTE.
The AACTE Blog; Ed Prep Matters has now been added to our site. Check it out for AACTE news.
IOWA BILL WOULD CHANGE HOW TEACHERS DEAL WITH CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR
"School employees would receive guidelines on handling violent behavior and could physically remove a student from class for more reasons under a bill advanced by a Senate subcommittee Thursday.
Proposed by Sen. Amy Sinclair, R-Allerton, Senate Study Bill 3080 would provide more standards and guidelines, as well as protections, for teachers dealing with threatening and violent behavior in the classroom."
On Wednesday Feb. 5th 6pm in rm. 103 supreme court chambers the education committee is having a subcommittee meeting about this and is encouraging principals, supers, and teachers to come participate.
IACTE provides leadership on issues related to professional education, with primary focus on teacher education and promotes effective public policy regarding professional education, enhances and improves professional education programs at member institutions, and enhances the professional effectiveness of members.