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Fall 2012 - Evidence of Quality CAEP Conference

Evidence of Quality: CAEP Conference Fall 2012

September 13-15, 2012

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202-3505

Link to register: This event is  SOLD OUT. To be placed on the waiting list, please email ctambini@aacte.org. Please note that being placed on the waiting list does NOT guarantee a registration spot; you will be notified if space becomes available.

The Conference
Make Plans Now to Attend the Fall 2012 CAEP Conference
 
Come to Crystal City, Virginia, on September 13-15, 2012, for the Fall CAEP Conference. Sessions will begin at 8:00 on Thursday morning, September 13th.
 
CAEP conferences assist institutions that are preparing for an accreditation review. Experienced teacher education faculty, TEAC and NCATE staff share accreditation standards and procedures with attendees. Individuals directly involved in preparation for accreditation review and those new to NCATE or TEAC accreditation pathways of Continuous Improvement, Inquiry Brief, and/or Transformation Initiatives will benefit greatly from this professional development experience.
 
Beginning last fall, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), and AACTE began to host this joint conference as the unified accreditation body of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).   Major topics to be covered at the conference include standards and principles of accreditation, details on the various pathways to accreditation, reviewer’s expectations regarding candidate effectiveness in P-12 student learning, the program review process, and the development of assessment systems. A new focus of the merged accreditation body (CAEP) will be to build institutional capacity to raise the quality of the evidence submitted for accreditation.
 
This three-day conference is an opportunity to learn from experts, share thoughts with colleagues, and discover what works with institutions. Registration details will be posted on the TEAC website, NCATE website, and CAEP-site.org. We hope to see you in September.
 
 
General Program
8:00 am on Thursday, September 13 through 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 15
Registration begins from 6:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday, September 12 and reopens at 7:00 am on Thursday, September 13
Download the Tentative Program Here

Some of the topics Concurrent sessions will cover include:
·         Working with Your States: Partnerships
·         Three Pathways to Accreditation: CI, TI, and IB
·         Developing P-12 Partnerships
·         Engaging Faculty
·         Quality of Evidence
·         Assessment Systems as Quality Assurance
·         Job-alike and Institution-alike Sessions
 
Accreditation Resource Room
A new e-Resource Room is now available at: http://caepsite.org/eresources
Computers will be set up in the Conference Resource Room to browse the materials at your convenience with staff members available to answer questions. 
 
Registration
Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
The registration fee of $600 per person, or $575 for each additional person if attending as a team. Registration will be accepted online with a credit card at: https://secure.aacte.org/apps/events/event.php
Registration closes when the conference reaches capacity.
 
Please make travel reserva­tions only after you receive confirmation of your registration.
Hotel Information
Please make your hotel reservations early to take advantage of our special CAEP conference rate. The Crystal Gateway Marriott’s website is: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasgw-crystal-gateway-marriott/ or call 703.920.3230 and ask for CAEP room block to take advantage of the conference rates.
Conference Rates:
$194/night plus taxes for single occupancy
$194/night plus taxes for double occupancy
$204/night plus taxes for triple occupancy
$214/night plus taxes for quadruple occupancy
 
After Wednesday, August 22, 2012, the hotel will accept reservations subject to space and rate availability.
 
Questions about Registration/Payments:
Contact Christine Tambini at or 202-293-2450, ext.591
 
Questions about the Program:
Contact Monica Siengo at
msiengo@ncate.org or 202-466-7496
 

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