College of Education and Learning Design

Organizational Memberships

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
AACTE is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are ready to teach all learners.

Association of Teacher Educators
ATE was founded in 1920 and is an individual membership organization devoted solely to the improvement of teacher education both for school-based and post secondary teacher educators.

Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation
AAQEP was founded in 2017 and is a membership association and quality assurance agency that provides accreditation services and formative support to all types of educator preparation providers.

Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
The mission of MnACTE is to bring together schools, colleges and departments of education to provide leadership in the preparation of highly qualified professional educators.

Minnesota Education Equity Partnership
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership uses a race equity lens to transform educational institutions, organizations, and leaders to ensure that students of color and American Indian students achieve full academic and leadership success.

The Network for Excellence in Teaching
NExT is a Bush Foundation-funded consortium of teacher-preparation programs at 14 colleges and universities in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.


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