Georgia Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Georgia Association
of Colleges For
Teacher Education

 "Ensuring Competent and Caring Educators for all Children and Youth"
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Executive Director for GACTE

Dr. Cindi Chance, Retired professor and dean, serves as Executive Director of GACTE. Dr. Chance has played an active role in teacher education in Georgia since 2001 when she moved to Georgia to become Dean of the College of Education at Georgia Southern.  She currently serves on teh Board of Directors of AACTE and has served as president of GACTE and of similar organizations in Louisiana and Tennessee.  Dr. Chance has an extensive record of scholarship and completed a Fullbright residency in China in 2001.

Professional Standards Commission, Rules and Relevant Actions.

The Professional Standards Commission seeks the input of educators on proposed rule changes. Drafts of those changes follow.

Proposed Rule Changes

  • Educator Preparation:

  • Ethics:

Certification Upgrade:

Commission Members and Minutes:

November 4, 2011 Minutes


Additional Updates

The GACTE Board and GEPP Planning Committee Meetings in Atlanta: May 30

Proposed GEPP conferences for 2013/2014:

Fall Conference: October 24/25

Spring Conference: March 27/28

Spring 2013 GEEP Conference - March 28-30 - Save the Date!  

Title II Reports on Quality of Teacher Preparation 

Blue Ribbon Panel  

Day on the Hill  

PSC 10-14-10 Meeting Summary

State Board of Education Meeting 10-10

Letter from NCATE President Cibulka 10-18-10

U-Teach Announcement