Texas Association of Teacher Educators (TxATE) serves as a major voice in the promotion of teacher education goals and ideals in Texas. It is the only Texas organization for individual teacher educators that is affiliated with a national association, the Association of Teacher Educators.
Membership includes college faculty and administrators, school and regional service staff developers, school-based teacher educators, classroom teachers, and school administrators. Membership is open to those professionals who are concerned with improving the education of teachers.
TxATE provides a forum for issues in teacher education and has worked for improved teacher centers, pre-service preparation, teacher certification, as well as state and national education programs.