Education Studies

  • American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE) Founded in 1934, AAEE provides resources and networking opportunities to connect higher education and school systems. Members include professionals from colleges, universities, school systems and non-profit and for-profit organizations. The mission of AAEE is to serve as an innovative leader in the preparation and employment of educators.
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) AAMFT leads the way to increasing understanding, research and education in the field of marriage and family therapy, and ensuring that the public's needs are met by trained practitioners. AAMFT provides individuals with the tools and resources they need to succeed as marriage and family therapists.
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) ACTE advocates for high-quality educator preparation programs. AACTE strives to accelerate meaningful improvement in educator preparation by promoting and supporting the adoption of high standards for accountability and assessment that are linked to PK-12 student outcomes and lead the charge to secure state and federal policy that advances high-quality student learning through educator preparation and development.
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) AERA strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. AERA is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) ACES members are counselors, supervisors, graduate students, and faculty members who strive to improve the education and supervision of counselors in training and in practice. ACES publishes a quarterly journal, Counselor Education and Supervision, which presents current issues and relevant research.
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) AECT's goal is to facilitate humane learning through the systematic development, utilization, and management of learning resources. AECT's mission is to promote the effective design and use of technologies in the teaching/learning process, worldwide.
  • Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) ASTE is dedicated to promoting excellence in science teacher education world-wide through scholarship and innovation. Members include science teacher educators, scientists, science coordinators and supervisors, and informal science educators who prepare and provide professional development for teachers of science at all grade levels.
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) AACE's mission is advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application. AACE serves the profession with international conferences, high quality publications, leading-edge Digital Library, and Career Center.
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) ASHE promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications, and the journal, The Review of Higher Education. The mission of ASHE is to foster scholarly inquiry of the highest standards of excellence for the purpose of increasing knowledge about and the understanding of higher education.
  • Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) ATE is dedicated to the improvement of teacher education for both school and campus-based teacher educators. ATE promotes quality teacher education through both exemplary clinical practice and research. ATE promotes advocacy, equity, leadership, and professionalism for teacher educators in all settings and supports quality education for all learners at all levels.
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online H-Net creates and coordinates networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new content management and communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources.
  • International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) ITEEA is the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators. ITEEA's mission is to promote technological literacy for all by supporting the teaching of technology and engineering and promoting the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits.
  • National Association for Business Teacher Education (NABTE) NABTE is the institutional division of the National Business Education Association. The primary purpose of the organization is to promote business teacher education by providing national leadership and services to its member institutions and business teacher educators.
  • National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) NADE seeks to improve the theory and practice of developmental education at all levels of the educational spectrum, the professional capabilities of developmental educators, and the design of programs to prepare developmental educators. NADE's motto is "helping underprepared students prepare, prepared students advance, advanced students excel."
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. The association works to advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) NAESP serves elementary and middle school principals and other education leaders throughout the United States, Canada, and overseas. NAESP advocates for the support principals need to be successful 21st century leaders. The mission of NAESP is to lead in the advocacy and support for elementary and middle level principals and other education leaders in their commitment for all children.
  • National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) NAGPS is a student-run organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of graduate and professional students. The mission of NAGPS is to: 1) develop, sustain, and expand a member network, 2) empower members to successfully serve their constituents, and 3) amplify students’ voices to campus, local, state, and federal policymakers.
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) NASP works to advance effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior, and mental health. The NASP vision is that all children and youth access the learning, behavior, and mental health support needed to thrive in school, at home, and throughout life.
  • National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) The mission of NASET is to render all possible support and assistance to those preparing for or teaching in the field of special education. NASET seeks to promote standards of excellence and innovation in special education research, practice, and policy in order to foster exceptional teaching for exceptional children.
  • National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc. (NASDSE) NASDSE focuses on improving educational services and outcomes for children and youth with disabilities. NASDSE’s mission is to work with state education agencies to ensure that all children and youth with disabilities receive the educational supports and services they need from birth to be prepared for post-school education, career and independent living choices.
  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) NCME is for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. NCME's mission is to advance the science and practice of measurement in education and the vision is to be the recognized authority in measurement in education.
  • National Education Association (NEA) NEA is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.
  • School Superintendents Association (AASA) AASA advocates for the highest quality public education for all students, and develops and supports school system leaders. AASA members are committed to creating the conditions necessary for all students to become successful, lifelong learners.
  • Society of Professors of Education (SPE) SPE is a professional and academic association open to all persons engaged in teacher preparation or related activities. SPE's purpose is to serve the diverse needs and interests of the education professoriate.
  • University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) UCEA is committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. UCEA fulfills its mission by: promoting, sponsoring, and disseminating research; improving the preparation and professional development of educational leaders and professors; and, positively influencing local, state, and national educational policy.
  • World Federation of Associations of Teacher Education (WFATE) WFATE was created to encourage collaboration between teacher education associations as they strive to offer the newest skills and methods in teaching and meet the growing demands of students. Its mission is to build a global community of teacher educators and to promote trans-national collaboration, support, and research and development in teacher education.

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