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Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE) facilitates deep consideration of issues related to teacher effectiveness and student learning in Wisconsin. We collaborate with organizations and agencies to promote research-based standard and policies for professional educator development.

News Coverage of Teacher Shortage in Wisconsin

WACTE on Appointing State Superintendent

Proposal Would Change Wisconsin Constitution To Allow Governor To Appoint State Schools Superintendent

A proposal form a Republican state lawmaker would allow the governor to appoint the state schools superintendent, instead of citizens voting to fill the position. The lawmaker behind this proposal explains why he wants to change the process of selecting a state schools superintendent, and then an education expert discusses how this proposal would change education in the state, if it were to pass.

AACTE Supports New Educator Preparation Reform Act

AACTE is celebrating Sen. Jack Reed’s (D-R.I.) and Rep. Mike Honda’s (D-Calif.) introduction of “The Educator Preparation Reform Act.” The bill, announced September 20 at a press conference in Washington, D.C., will improve the quality of teaching in high-need schools by reforming and strengthening accountability of educator preparation programs, and supporting partnerships to meet the needs of educators and educational leaders.

AACTE Sheds Light on Entry Requirements Raised in PDK/Gallup Poll

The 44th annual Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools was recently released, highlighting Americans’ points of agreement and difference on education across the political spectrum. The accompanying report, Public Education in the United States: A Nation Divided, showed split opinions on issues including teacher evaluations and school choice vouchers, as well as shared views on the benefits of the Common Core State Standards confidence in public school teachers.

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