Upcoming Events

2023 ArATE Conference
“A Professional Educators Kuleana: Preparing for the Future through Accountability, Diversity, Advocacy, and Celebration”

Friday, September 15, 2023
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

Registration Link: 

$65 for Conference and Annual Membership
$10 for students and retired members

Call for Proposals (Due September 3):
ArATE 2023 Conference Proposal Form - Google Forms

2022 ArATE Conference
"Our Professional Journeys: Navigating Roles, Research, Relationships and Responsibilities"

September 23, 2022
STEM Building and Conference Center on the campus of UA Pine Bluff.

Registration by paper form with a check or NEW online registration (link below)!


Fees: $65 regular registration, $10 for students or retired members

2021 ArATE
Virtual Conference
Educator Preparation for an Uncertain Future: Preparing Anti-fragile Teachers

Friday, September 24, 2021

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. John Hicks, 2021-2022 President of ATE

Call for Proposals [Word document]
Conference Registration [Word document]

Diversity and Inclusion Virtual Webinar Series
(4-5 webinars between the months of October - April)

First Session:

Wednesday, October 13 at 3 P.M.
Guest Speaker: Alex Shevrin Venet

Topic: Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education

Past Conferences

2020 ArATE Virtual Conference
Our United Voices Building a Crescendo: Advocating for Inclusiveness, Equity, and Excellence in Teacher Education

Friday, September 25, 2020
Online Conference

ArATE 2020 Proposal Form [Word Doc]

2019 ArATE Conference
Advocating for Teacher Education: Impacting Research, Policy, and Practice

Friday, October 18, 2019
Arkansas Technical University
Russellville, AR

2019 Conference Flyer [PDF]
2019 Call for Proposals [Word Doc]

2019 Keynote Presentation by Sandy Shepard, DESE

2018 ArATE Conference
Educators at the Forefront - Spanning Boundaries

Friday, September 14, 2018
Harding University
Searcy, AR

2018 Conference Flyer [PDF]
2018 Call for Proposals [Word Doc]

2017 ArATE/SRATE Conference

Educators in a Democracy: Preparing the Next Generation

October 5-7, 2017
Embassy Suites
Rogers, AR

ArATE/SRATE 2017 Conference Graphic
Call for Proposals (Proposals due July 15)
Conference Registration (Early Registrations due Sept. 11)
Hotel Reservations/Airport Information/Driving Directions
(Hotel Reservations due Sept. 12)

ArATE SRATE 2017 Conference Co-chairs:
Susan Grogan sgrogan@harding.edu
Stephanie Pepper