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Huntingdon welcomes ALACTE members


April 13, 2017

For more information, contact:
Su Ofe
(334) 833-4515; news@hawks.huntingdon.edu

Huntingdon Welcomes ALACTE Members

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College will host a meeting of the Alabama Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, ALACTE, April 17–18 in the Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater. Drum Theater is part of the Dr. Laurie Jean Weil Center for Teacher Education on the College’s Cloverdale Campus. The theme of the meeting is “Responding to Change.” During the two days, session topics will include information about charter school development and educator preparation updates from the Alabama State Department of Education.

Members of ALACTE represent the 27 Alabama colleges and universities that offer teacher education programs. Dr. Lisa Olenik Dorman, who serves as dean of the Huntingdon College School of Teacher Education and Sport Science, is president-elect for ALACTE. The current ALACTE president is Dr. Beth Quick, University of Alabama-Huntsville. ALACTE is an affiliate of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college recognized among “The Fastest Growing Colleges in America”  by The Chronicle of Higher Education; among the top 10 regional colleges and top 10 best regional values by U.S. News and World Report; among the top tier of regional colleges by the Princeton Review; among “Colleges that Contribute to the Public Good,” by Washington Monthly; and on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Huntingdon campus, a Tree Campus USA, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Suellen (Su) Ofe
Associate Vice President
for Marketing and Communications
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 833-4515; Cell (334) 324-6591