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Faculty Center

Educational meetings, resources and support are at the core of the AAE’s offerings for members and the broader dental community. The Educational Affairs Committee advises the AAE Board of Directors in the area of educational affairs including curriculum, policies and education standards.

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Educator Workshop

Gather with fellow educators and learn about timely and critical issues facing endodontic education. The Educator Workshop is held annually to an audience of Educators that rotates every year among predoctoral directors, postgraduate endodontic program directors, and department chairs. The narrow focus of this workshop allows each audience to discuss issues of relevance to their position.

Save the Date, Predoctoral Directors

August 16-17, 2024
Austin, Texas

Predoctoral Directors: Watch your inboxes for additional details and get ready to join us in Austin this August for Educator Workshop!

Photos by: Aaron Soto

Past Meetings

Educator Workshop 2023: August 25-26
Postdoctoral Program Directors and Corporate Partners
Phoenix, Arizona

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Educator Workshop 2022: August 26-27
Department Chairs
Chicago, Illinois

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Educator Awards

The AAE encourages all educator members to participate in the AAE awards process. Visit the AAE Awards and Recognition area to be inspired by past winners, celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues by submitting a nomination and make a career plan to pursue recognition. There are three educator specific awards: Edward M. Osetek Educator Award, I.B. Bender Lifetime Educator Award and the Part-Time Educator Award.

Foundation Grants

Supporting endodontic education and the individuals who strengthen it is one of the Foundation for Endodontics’ most important roles. Please make sure you are taking advantage of what the Foundation has to offer you. Review all opportunities on the Foundation’s Educator Grants page.

NOTE: The Foundation’s Board recently reviewed its funding initiatives to make sure each opportunity was in line with the Foundation’s mission. Beginning in January 2018, some alterations will affect the structure, availability and processing of some of the grants that are currently offered. The changes will not only allow the Foundation to offer funding to more individuals, the new structure will allow for greater flexibility in their use by educators like you. Watch for information regarding the revised grant opportunities and requirements, set to be released in January.

Resident Research Projects

A designated community has been established in AAE Connection to house resident members’ survey-based research projects. Residents will pay $50 to participate in the program and approved surveys will be posted to the community on their behalf by AAE Staff. The community is populated with Active, Educator, FDHS and Life members that will receive an email notification with a request for their participation as new surveys are posted. For resident members interested in posting a survey, please complete the formal request here

CODA Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Endodontics

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