College of Education Faculty Receives Teacher Educator Award

angela_websterDr. Angela Webster-Smith, Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership Studies, received the President’s Award at the 2014 Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Meeting held in St. Louis, MO, in February 2014, for her many contributions to ATE.  ATE is an individual organization that promotes quality teacher education through both exemplary clinical practice and scholarly research.  ATE promotes professionalism, leadership, advocacy, community, and equity for teacher educators, establishing a collegial sense of place in all settings supportive of quality education for all learners at all levels.  Reflective of the ATE Mission and Vision, Dr. Webster-Smith serves on the Corporate By-Laws Committee, Self-Efficacy Commission, Educational Leadership SIG, and Leadership Academy in addition to her many academic presentations.  Highlighting the 2014 ATE Annual Meeting, Dr. Webster-Smith presented a Featured Session about her children’s book, In the Presence of a King, written by Dr. Angela Webster-Smith and illustrated by her adult daughter, Jerica Webster Mitchell.  For more information about In the Presence of a King, contact Dr. Angela Webster-Smith at