AACTE’s Washington Week
OACTE is a proud participant in AACTE’s Washington Week, held each June in the nation’s capital.
- Day on the Hill – The signature component of Washington Week, Day on the Hill provides AACTE members an opportunity to meet with their representatives as well as the latest information on education policy from Capitol Hill. The event includes training and resources for members to conduct meetings with congressional offices, where they can showcase their successful programs and advocate for relevant legislation or funding.
- State Leaders Institute – Offered to current leaders of AACTE’s state chapters, this program is the forum to discuss important trends in state policies related to educator preparation. Attendees interact with other leaders from across the United States, learning strategies and collaborating to increase their state chapters’ capacity and advocate for the profession.
Advisory Council of State Representatives (ACSR)
Dr. Bryan Duke (UCO) serves as Oklahoma’s representative to ACSR, a collaborative network of leaders from the 45 state chapters of AACTE designed to offer state-level perspectives in AACTE activities.