State Policy Statements to Enhance Educator Preparation, developed by the Advisory Council of State Representatives (ACSR). The statements highlight state policy priorities representing the consensus view of more than 1,100 educator preparation providers (EPPs) belonging to the 45 state chapters of AACTE. Chapter leaders participated in a collaborative process to develop the document, agreeing on key statements and policy recommendations under the following three priority areas:
- Respect Educators as Professionals
- Strengthen the Educator Pipeline
- Improve Data Systems
The statements were developed in response to survey results from state chapter leaders which identified the most salient policy issues impacting educator preparation at the program, institution, and state levels. Download the document here, and read more about the policy statements and why they were created in this blog by Nadene Davidson, chair of the ACSR Executive Committee.
We encourage you to use and share this document, either in its original form or adapted to meet your local and state needs. To assist you, we have developed tools and resources including a statement template, social media messages, newsletter/website text, and opinion editorial suggestions. See below for details:
Statement Template for State Chapters and Members
Customize this template for distribution to your own policy and stakeholder community by adding your logo and other specific information.
Social Media Messages
Distribute the state policy statements to your local and state policy makers, PK-12 partners, and media contacts directly via social media. Here’s sample language to help you do so:
|Support 3 policy priorities to enhance #teacherprep! Check out new @AACTE state chapter policy statements: http://bit.ly/ACSR16
What are top 3 state issues for #teacherprep? See consensus view of 1,100 EPPs in @AACTE state chapters:http://bit.ly/ACSR16
New consensus document from 1,100 educator preparation providers in AACTE state chapters highlights top three policy priorities.