The latest news from AAEE
The American Association for Employment in Education, along with 24 other organizations, has issued a joint statement affirming their strong support of high standards in education and calling for united efforts to recruit quality and diverse candidates into the teaching profession.
Classroom learning is most effectively supported by teachers who have pursued high-quality preparation programs, according to research. Motivating the most promising students to pursue careers in education and providing rigorous teacher preparation is key to having the most effective teachers in our classrooms. Quality education preparation programs work to develop candidates’ teaching abilities and ready them for the realities of the classroom, further raising their chances of success.
The full statement can be found on our Partnerships page.
AAEE, along with 24 other education-related entities, understands that educators have long been struggling under the weight of a negative narrative about the teaching profession as well as the increased scrutiny and demands placed on them. Additionally, enrollment in teacher education programs has declined 30% nationally since 2008, and the number of high-achieving undergraduate students considering a career in education is at its lowest level in decades.
“A key indicator of the public’s lack of respect for the teaching profession can be seen in the declining numbers of people entering the profession,” stated Kappa Delta Pi Executive Director Faye Snodgress. “As an organization that is committed to ensuring that all children have a highly effective teacher, KDP invited other education organizations to be a part of an effort to change the narrative and recognize the teaching profession for the noble profession that it is.”
Through the collaboration and partnering of our organizations, we are positioning ourselves to promote education as an attractive career, actively participate in teacher preparation, and continually support the career-long professional growth of teachers. We deeply value the collaboration and support of our colleagues in helping to amplify our voice.
“The American Association for Employment in Education is proud to collaborate with other national education-related organizations to encourage students to pursue the teaching profession,” stated Deborah Snyder, Executive Director of AAEE. “As a professional association that includes school system administrators, university career services professionals and College of Education faculty, high-quality preparation and recruitment of educators is our primary goal.”
AAEE Members, you are invited to submit an article for consideration for the next edition of the Job Search Handbook for Educators. The deadline for submitting the article is February 13, 2017.
We seek articles between 250 and 1,000 words. Short articles are welcome! Here are some tips:
You are welcome to submit an article that covers any aspect of the teacher job search.
If we accept your article, you, as the author:
Please email your proposed article (as a Word document) and a copy of the AAEE author’s agreement to: Becky Faber, 2018 Editorial Committee, at email@example.com by February 13, 2017.
Join us for our next webinar, Engage, Empower, and Evolve: A Guide to Project-Based Learning on Thursday, January 19th at 2p.m. ET.
Allison Brown-Lands of East Baton Rouge Parish School System will provide strategies on how teachers can utilize PBL to educate their students and give them an empowering role in their education further evolving and preparing them for college, careers, and civic life.
This is free for all members and non-members, but you must REGISTER in advance as space is limited: http://aaee.org/webinars.
Daphne Donaldson, AAEE Director of Professional DevelopmentSara Russell, Membership Services and Communication CoordinatorDeb Snyder, Executive Director
We are pleased to launch our 2016-17 Webinar Series with a presentation by Trina Edwards, Editor-in-Chief of Diversity in Ed. "7 Recruitment Principles for Principals" will offer tips for our K-12 members and insight for our education-related partners and university attendees who advise candidates.
There is NO fee for the December 15 webinar, but space is limited, so please REGISTER early.
Thank you for your involvement in AAEE. More information on our 2017 webinar series will be posted on the AAEE website soon.
Daphne Donaldson, AAEE Director of Professional Development
Sara Russell, Membership Services and Communication Coordinator
Deb Snyder, Executive Director
If you haven’t completed the 2016-17 AAEE Supply and Demand Survey, we’d appreciate your input. You do NOT need to be a member of AAEE to participate in the survey, and all respondents will receive an executive summary of the results.
You may complete the survey on a computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking the link below. Responses with estimated data are fine; all responses will remain confidential.
AAEE has contracted with The Center for Marketing and Opinion Research (CMOR) to conduct a brief survey concerning teacher supply and demand. The information gathered from this survey will be shared with school administrators, higher education professionals, media representatives, and future teachers. The survey will take about 10 to 15 minutes.
Click Here to Start the Survey (school districts)
Click Here to Start the Survey (colleges/universities)
To look at the questions before completing the survey (so you can prepare your responses), please visit cmoresearch.com/aaee/surveys.php.
If you are not the best person at your institution to complete this survey, please forward this email to the most appropriate person or reply with his or her name and email address to Anthony Matonis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any difficulty completing the survey, please contact Anthony Matonis at 330-564-4211 or email@example.com.
Thank you for participating in this AAEE initiative, the most thorough national teacher supply and demand report available. Please feel free to forward the survey links to other K-12 school systems or college university networks for their input. They do NOT need to be an AAEE member to complete the survey.
Deborah R. Snyder, Executive Director
American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE)
In collaboration with The Center for Marketing and Opinion Research (CMOR) is an Ohio-based public opinion research firm. More information on CMOR can be found here.
We can't wait to see you this Sunday, Nov. 13, 1-4:00 at the FREE Education Career Fair and Networking Event.
While career fairs can feel intimidating, this is NOT one of those events! Please come to gather info and get familiar with the process of interacting with employers. We have over 60 employers (we’re still updating the list!) – from local districts like Metro Nashville to Colorado, Alaska, New York, Las Vega, Charlotte, DC, Raleigh, and some international schools. Employers are ready to share info about their organizations, the application process, and career opportunities.Interviews will be available as well. Please encourage your education friends to attend—even if they don’t register. Walk-ins are welcome.
All attendees will receive a free copy of the Job Search Handbook for Educators—70+ page resource with great tips from experts and pages of job opportunities.
Short workshops at 1:00 and 2:00 will provide tips from the experts on “Positively Differentiating Yourself at a Career Fair” and “Resumes that Get You Noticed!”
Where - Doubletree Hotel in Downtown Nashville
When - Sunday, November 13, 1-4pm
The countdown has begun and there are 44 days until this year's annual AAEE conference in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee. We invite you to join us November 13-15, at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Downtown Nashville for an event filled with engaging speakers, relevant breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and lots of fun. Whether this will be your first AAEE conference or you are a veteran annual conference attendee, we know that your experience at the 2016 conference will be a memorable one.
This year's theme, Setting the Stage for Success, thoughtfully blends our conference goal with our surroundings in the heart of Nashville. This city offers endless inspiration from the Country Music Hall of Fame to the Grand Ole Opry, the Broadway honky-tonks to the historical replica of the Parthenon- encouraging exploration at every corner.
We look forward to seeing you in Nashville!
$395 Member/ $495 Non-Member
Monday One Day:$250 Member/ $300 Non-Member
Extra Tickets for Guests of Registrants:Sunday Evening Grand Opening Welcome Reception: $65
Monday Luncheon: $45
PLEASE NOTE: The room block at our conference hotel, the Doubletree Downtown Nashville, has sold out. However, we have reserved additional rooms (with a free shuttle service) at Home2Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt, 1800 Division St, Nashville, TN; 615-254-2170. Our Group Name is AAEE; Group Code: AEE.
Please book your room by October 18!
Education Career FairSunday, November 13 from 1 - 4pm • Hire a teacher. Be a teacher.
Hire the top teaching candidates. Meet your recruiting needs by networking with students and recent graduates. AAEE is coordinating with 16+ local universities in the TN area to promote the fair.
1 Table, 2 Recruiters
$100 (Members) / $250 (Non-Members)
The Conference and Fair offer dual recruitment opportunities: connect with candidates at the fair and build relationships with university career services and Colleges of Education at the conference!
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Thank you for your patience during our intermittent server issues last week. Fortunately, our server (Wild Apricot) resolved their technical issues, and the AAEE site has been fully functioning since Friday, September 2nd. To accommodate any conference registrants who might have been inconvenienced by our technical difficulties, we have extended our Conference Early-Bird Registration discount for members until Friday, September 9, 2016.
We look forward to seeing you in Nashville this November!
AAEE wishes you a happy Labor Day! Our national office will be closed all day in observance of the holiday.
*image courtesy of Vecteezy
AAEE.org has been experiencing intermittent server issues throughout Wednesday, August 31, 2016. We are working with our host Wild Apricot to resolve the problem.
As a result of our technical difficulties, we will extend our Annual Conference Early Bird Registration discount for members until Friday, September 2, 2016.
Thank you for your patience as we troubleshoot with our provider. We look forward to seeing you in Nashville this November!
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