Professional organizations for teachers and K-12 leaders

DA compiles an alphabetical list of education organizations
By: | May 15, 2019

AAHPERD, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (ahperd.org)

AACE, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (aace.org)

AASA, The School Superintendents Association (aasa.org)

AASL, American Association of School Librarians (ala.org/aasl)

ACEI, Association for Childhood Education International (acei.org)

ACTFL, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (actfl.org)

AECT, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (aect.org)

AERA, American Educational Research Association (aera.org)

AESA, Association of Educational Service Agencies (aesa.us)

AFT, American Federation of Teachers (aft.org)

ALAS, Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (alasedu.org)

AMLE, Association for Middle Level Education (amle.org)

ASBO, Association of School Business Officers International (asbointl.org)

ASCD, Learn, Teach, Lead (ascd.org)

ASCA, American School Counselor Association (schoolcounselor.org)

ASIS InternationalAdvancing Security Worldwide (asisonline.org)

CEC, Council for Exceptional Children (cec.sped.org)

CEFPI, Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (cefpi.org)

CoSN, Council for School Networking (cosn.org)


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FETCFuture of Education Technology Conference® (fetc.org)

IRA, International Reading Association (reading.org)

ISTE, International Society for Technology in Education (iste.org)

ITEA, International Education Technology Association (itea.org)

NAEA, National Art Education Association (arteducators.org)

NAESP, National Association of Elementary School Principals (naesp.org)

NAEYC, National Association for the Education of Young Children (naeyc.org)

NAfME, National Association for Music Education (nafme.org)

NAGC, National Association for Gifted Children (nagc.org)

NASSP, National Association of Secondary School Principals (nassp.org)

NBEA, National Business Education Association (nbea.org)

NCSS, National Council for the Social Studies (ncss.org)

NCTE, National Council of Teachers of English (ncte.org)

NCTM, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (nctm.org)

NEA, National Education Association (nea.org)

NSBA, National School Boards Association (nsba.org)

NSTA, National Science Teachers Association (nsta.org)        

PTA, National Parent Teachers Association (pta.org)

SETDA, State Educational Technology Directors Association (sedta.org)

SHAPE, Society of Health and Physical Educators (shapeamerica.org)

USDLA, United States Distance Learning Association (usdla.org)


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