OUR PURPOSES & COMMITMENTS
To provide an organized New York State unit of the National Association of Teacher Educators.
To promote quality programs of teacher education in New York State.
To provide opportunities for individual professional growth for all persons concerned with teacher education, both pre- and in-service, in New York State.
To collaborate with the New York State Education Department, Board of Regents, and other professional agencies and organizations to advocate for continuous support and reappraisal of effective professional standards for the teaching profession in New York State.
To concentrate individual efforts in working for the improvement of elementary, secondary, and higher education in New York State.
To stimulate research, investigation, and experimentation within the various fields allied with teacher education.
To contribute to the development of the knowledge base in teacher education.