Recognizing both need and the aspiration to professionalize teacher education, a group of committed educators launched the Council for Teacher Education National Chapter in 1985 under the guidance of Late Dr. Gulab Chaurasia the Founder of CTE. This organization was registered as a Professional National Organization of Teacher Educators under registration No. 508/91 on August 24th 1991 Under M. P. Societies Registration Act 1973. Presently Dr. Devraj Vij is the National President of the Council.
The major objective of CTE is to strengthen teacher preparation programmes, both pre-service and in-service. Since the key to achieving this goal lies in enhancing the competence and commitment of teacher educators, most initiatives have been focused on the professional development of teacher educators. Readmore