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IACTE 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.

The new IACTE Website is currently in progress.

You can click here: *New* IACTE

For the time being, both sites will be maintained, feel free to follow either for updated IACTE information, documents, etc. I will begin to link some items on this page to their home on the new page.  If you encounter any issues, please be sure to reach out and contact me.  — Thanks, Robb

The first cross-linked item are the Nomination Forms for the 2020 Awards.

The 2020 Political Friend of Education Award
The 2020 Friend of Education Award
The 2020 Outstanding Leader/Educator Award

Information for the Fall19 Conference

  • You can now make reservations for your stay at our conference hotel (Gateway in Ames).  Please call the hotel (1-800-367-2637) and identify yourself as being with the IACTE conference to receive the rate of $119/night.  They are holding our block of rooms until October 2, 2019.


  • We will be having a pre-conference focused on Recruitment and Retention.  There is a small registration fee for this pre-conference to help offset the cost of refreshments, materials, and speaker(s). IACTE Fall 2019 Conference Registration. Registrations are due to Will by  October 11, 2019.

This site is currently under a remodel and will be changing on occasion. In the meantime here are some important dates.

Some important dates for the 2019-2020 academic year:

October 1:  Membership due

October 24-25:  Fall conference at The Gateway:  MCEE and Navigating Professional Risks

February 5:  Day at the Capitol

February 22:  Awards Nominations due

February 28-March 1:  AACTE Annual Meeting

April 2-3: Spring conference at The Gateway:  The theme will focus on Mental Health for All (students and teachers).

Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) is an affiliate of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The views expressed on this website are the views of IACTE.