The Louisiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (LACTE) is a professional organization of members representing Louisiana institutions of higher education who prepare teachers and other professional educators. LACTE members are usually Deans of Education in Louisiana. As a state-level affiliate of the national professional association of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), LACTE is dedicated to providing high quality teacher education and other school personnel programs that will influence P-20 learning.
The vision of LACTE is to be a leader in creating a world-class education system.
The mission of LACTE is to promote the preparation and professional development of highly effective educators.
The goals of LACTE include:
1. To serve as a voice for promoting quality P-20 education,
2. To initiate research activities and disseminate findings to improve practice, and
3. To be an instrument of change in the creation of a nationally competitive education system for all
A state affiliate of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education