TEAC News Archive
The TEAC Board of Directors appointed Mark LaCelle-Peterson as the second president of the organization. Mark has served as Vice President of TEAC since July 2009 when he stepped down as the head of teacher education at Houghton College. LaCelle-Peterson represents TEAC at national policy meetings, reviews and monitors TEAC accreditation policies and practices, serves as lead academic auditor, and participates in the ongoing development of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Prior to joining the TEAC staff, LaCelle-Peterson guided the Houghton College teacher education program’s successful bid to become one of the earliest to gain TEAC accreditation. He served in faculty and administrative roles in the teacher education programs at SUNY Geneseo and Roberts Wesleyan College and has served on the executive boards of both the New York State Association of Teacher Educators and the New York Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
New appointments to the TEAC Board of Directors include Frank B. Murray, founding president of TEAC and H. Rodney Sharp Professor, University of Delaware; Rebecca Pelton, Executive Director, Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE); and Kate P. Stavish, teacher, Herndon High School, Herndon, Virginia. Murray was appointed to a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors.