Holmes Program Institutional Application

Program Overview

The AACTE Holmes Program is a free benefit of AACTE membership. Any member institution is eligible to join the program.

The AACTE Holmes Program supports students of color who are pursuing careers in education through programs at AACTE member institutions. The program provides mentorship, peer support, and rich professional development opportunities to students at various stages of the educator pipeline, from high school through doctoral programs.

By supporting the recruitment and retention of students of color in the education field, the AACTE Holmes Program provides a service to the profession and the public. The program also helps AACTE member institutions increase the diversity of their faculty by developing an outstanding pool of candidates for faculty and other leadership positions.