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VACTE 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.

VACTE/ATE-VA Conference and Special Event Information

2014-2015 VACTE Scholarship

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2014-15 VACTE Scholarships Winners

Congratulation to the Winners

Alexandra Hartley: History SS & ESL, College of William and Mary

Stephanie Marshall: Elementary Education, Shenandoah University

Stephanie Terezon: Elementary Education Virginia State University


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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