Teacher Education Division

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The Teacher Education Division represents AECT in the promotion of theory, research, and practice to develop knowledge, skills, and teacher educator dispositions regarding effective learning environments, technology integration, equity, and diverse instruction.

This division strives to create and maintain a professional community for individuals and groups interested in the myriad issues facing teacher education. Through discussions, conferences, and workshops in both face-to-face and online formats, Teacher Education Division members have the opportunity to grow collectively as they share professional experiences, consider best practices, and contribute to national and international conversations.

Board Members

Past President

Ya-Huei Lu

Carroll University

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Board Representative

T. J. Kopcha

University of Georgia

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Kalianne Neumann


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Board Member At-Large

Frances Alvarado Albertorio

Oklahoma State University 

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President Elect

Yin-Chan (Janet) Liao

East Carolina University

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Board Member At-Large

Jiyoon Jung

Valdosta State University

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Communications Vice President

Cecil Short

Emporia State University

GSA Representative

Yujin Park

Join Us

AECT members can click here to join the Teacher Education Division and click the 'Sign Up' icon to join. If you are not an AECT member, you can join today and select the Teacher Education Division.

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