Florida Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

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Program Approval
Assault on the profession of teaching: changes to the continued program approval process for teacher preparation programs have removed peer-review from site visits. 

Differential Preparation Program Accountability
In both traditional teacher preparation and educational leader preparation programs, barriers to completing qualified individuals continues to grow in both number and scope.

Annual Program Performance Reports (APPR)
Misuse of accountability data to substitute for quality measures.

Testing Burden
Impact of the FTCE on the supply of teachers prepared through state-approved Initial Teacher Preparation (ITP) Programs and Educator Preparation Institutes (EPI).


Spring 2018 Conference

The Spring, 2018 FACTE conference will be held March 8-9 at Hyatt Place Orlando/Lake Buena Vista. Please mark your calendars! 

More information about registration and hotel reservations will be posted here as it becomes available.

Registration is now open.   Click here to register.

Reservations can also be made by calling 1-888-HYATT-HP (1-888-492-8847) and ask for group code FACT.


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About the Association

FACTE is a recognized 501(c)3 .  We provide leadership on issues related to professional education, with primary focus on teacher education and promote effective public policy regarding professional education, enhance and improve professional education programs at member institutions, and enhance  the professional effectiveness of members.  FACTE is an affiliate of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The views expressed on this website are the views of FACTE.