National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators
2013 Annual Conference
November 20, 2013
Renaissance Washington Downtown Hotel, Grand Ballroom South
“Quality Teacher Education Research:
Listening to our work, learning from our work”
Extended session of the NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo
Make plans now to attend the NAECTE Annual Conference, held in conjunction with the NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo! The NAECTE Conference will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, from 8:30 until 4:00, in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme, “Quality Teacher Education Research: Listening to our work, learning from our work”, captures the spirit of the numerous outstanding sessions which will be featured. In addition, the keynote speaker, Dr. Patricia Cooper, will both enlighten and challenge our membership as we continue to consider the significant role which research plays in supporting and advancing our profession. You won’t want to miss the 2013 NAECTE Annual Conference! Details of the specific location for our sessions have yet to be determined; visit the site again for updates, as they are available.
*Look for the Call for Proposals for the June 2014, NAECTE Professional Development Institute, to be posted in January.
Foundation Launches New Advocacy Award
The NAECTE Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of an Advocacy Award. This award will be given for development of a position paper or advocacy project that addresses early childhood teacher education. The deadline for applications is September 1st. The application guidelines are posted on the Foundation webpage. Please have a look and consider either applying yourself or encouraging your colleagues to apply. If you have questions, please contact Chairperson Nancy Freeman at
Also, please consider supporting this new award with a contribution to the NAECTE Foundation. You may either complete the form on the Foundation Brochure and send to:
c/o Frances Rust
96 Round Hill Drive Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
Or, complete the Online Donation Form and make your contribution using PayPal.
Winter 2013 Newsletter is now available. Please click the E-letters link on the left to view.
- To promote the professonal growth of our membership
- To discuss educational issues specific to our membership
- To advocate for improvements in early childhood teacher education
- Provide a forum for consideration of issues and concerns of interest to educators of early childhood teacher educators
- Provide a communication network for early childhood teacher educators
- Facilitate the interchange of information and ideas about research and practice
- Use, as vehicles, the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, conferences, resolutions, position papers, and other publications
- Cooperate with other national and international organizations concerned with the study and education of young children