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  • 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 (gorowarac@trinitydc.edu)

    Chair-Elect:  Bryan Duke, University of Central Oklahoma (bduke@uco.edu)

    Northeast Regional Representative:  Linda Gronberg-Quinn, Community College of Baltimore County (lgronberg@ccbcmd.edu)

    South Regional Representative:  Diana Lys, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (lys@email.unc.edu)

    Midwest Regional Representative:  Meghan Salyers, University of Mary (msalyers@umary.edu)

    West Regional Representative:  Kimberly White-Smith, University of San Diego (kimberlywhite@sandiego.edu)

    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 (gorowarac@trinitydc.edu) or me (jking@aacte.org). 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 (jking@aacte.org) or to Christine (gorowarac@trinitydc.edu).

    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.

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    AACTE’s Leadership Academy is a unique opportunity for deans, department chairs, and other administrators and faculty to enhance their leadership skills, address current issues, and build a professional peer network. At this year’s Leadership Academy, attendees will participate in strategic conversations that will empower you to return to your campus with elevated narratives, best practices, and tactics to deliver across your institution and continue critical discussion with refreshed and innovative perspectives, approaches, and results. Achieve Your Goals Attendees will engage with higher education thought leaders, expand their network of supportive colleagues and peers, and develop strategies together. This academy will ensure that AACTE deans, department and program chairs, and other academic leaders are prepared to successfully navigate their roles and responsibilities on campus and achieve their goals and vision for the future of educator preparation. RATE Early Bird (March 19, 2024 - May 24, 2024) Leadership Academy Members $8 99 Additional Registrants at Same Institution $799 Non-Members $1,449 New Deans Academy (Leadership Academy Registration Required) Members $199 Non-Members $499 Regular (May 25, 2024 - June 15, 2024) Leadership Academy Members $1,0 99 Non-Members $1,649 New Deans Academy (Leadership Academy Registration Required) Members $299 Non-Members $699

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    AACTE Lunch & Learn-You Attended Washington Week...Now What?!

    Jun 18, 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM (ET)
    TBA Speakers: Jacqueline King, Ph.D. Senior Consultant AACTE Jacqueline King, Ph.D. is an independent consultant who works with K-12 and higher education leaders to improve student outcomes. King has had a long career in education, including 15 years at the American Council on Education (ACE). She is the author or co-author of numerous reports, articles, and book chapters on college readiness, student financing of higher education, access and persistence in postsecondary education, student demographic trends, educator preparation, philanthropic giving to colleges and universities, and trends in the leadership of higher education. She has authored several reports for AACTE, including Colleges of Education: A National Portrait. Her work has been featured on CNN and in national publications such as The New York Times, Time, USA Today, and the Washington Post. Michael Yudin Principal The Raben Group After more than two decades of advocating for equitable opportunities for educationally disadvantaged children and youth within the federal government, Michael K. Yudin helps Raben's clients navigate the educational terrain through his role as principal in the Government Affairs practice. Before joining Raben, Michael worked on behalf of the Obama administration at the U.S. Department of Education, serving in several capacities, including assistant secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and as acting assistant secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. Carla Pierre Rynerson Director The Raben Group Carla Pierre Rynerson is a director at Raben’s Government Affairs practice area where she brings years of experience in advocacy, running issue campaigns, and coalition building to help her clients advance their policy priorities. At Raben, Carla advises nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500 companies on a variety of issues, including education, telecommunications, workforce development, and child care, among others. Carla also serves as director of government affairs for Friends of the American Latino Museum, a nonprofit organization focused on the creation of a National Museum of the American Latino on the National Mall. She has played an instrumental role in the passage of the National Museum of the American Latino Act in 2020 and continues to lead the efforts to ensure the museum is built on the National Mall, among the other iconic museums telling our nation’s story.

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