• Spring 2024 ACSR Update

    2024-25 ACSR Executive Committee

    These are your ACSR officers for the coming year:

    Chair:  Christine Carrino Gorowara, Trinity Washington University (

    Chair-Elect:  Bryan Duke, University of Central Oklahoma (

    Northeast Regional Representative:  Linda Gronberg-Quinn, Community College of Baltimore County (

    South Regional Representative:  Diana Lys, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (

    Midwest Regional Representative:  Meghan Salyers, University of Mary (

    West Regional Representative:  Kimberly White-Smith, University of San Diego (

    AACTE extends a special thank you to Anne Tapp, Robin Fuxa, and Brian Yusko who have completed their service on the ACSR Executive Committee.

    Washington Week 2024

    Washington Week is just around the corner on June 3-5. As in year’s past, it will include an extended in-person State Leaders Institute. If there are issues or topics you would like to suggest for the agenda, please send them to Christine Gorowara ( or me ( This year, ACSR leaders will have the opportunity to participate in mock media interviews and, unlike in year’s past, you will not bear responsibility for scheduling your state’s congressional visits!

    Early Bird registration is now available, so reserve your place today!

    2024-25 State Support Grant Call for Proposals

    Please be on the lookout for the 2024-25 AACTE State Support Grant Call for Proposals, which will be hitting your inboxes later this month. Applications will be due by June 28. Proposals are welcome for activities that address advocacy and policy leadership, enhancing program quality, or partnership and communication.

    ACSR Mentor Program

    If you are new to state affiliate organization leadership and would like to have an experienced leader as a mentor – or if you are an experienced leader and are willing to share what you’ve learned with a colleague, please sign up for the ACSR Mentor Program.  This year, ACSR Chair Christine Gorowara will hold quarterly meetings for mentor and mentees to share insights.  To sign up as a mentor or mentee, please send a message to me ( or to Christine (

    Changes in State Leadership

    So that everyone in your state organization can stay abreast of the latest ACSR news, please keep me informed of any changes to the leadership of your state organization.