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  • AERA, American Educational Research Association
    A national research society, 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.
  • AFT, American Federation of Teachers
    An affiliate of the AFL-CIO, AFT today represents 1.6 million members representing a broad spectrum of educators and other professionals and paraprofessionals.
  • AMLE, Association for Middle Level Education
    The Association for Middle Level Education is dedicated to improving the educational experiences of all students ages 10 to 15 by providing vision, knowledge, and resources to educators and leaders.
  • ASCD, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
    Founded in 1943, ASCD is the global leader in developing and delivering innovative programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner.
  • ASCA, American School Counselor Association
    Supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.
  • Association for General and Liberal Studies
    The Association for General and Liberal Studies is an organization of individuals and institutions dedicated to strengthening and sustaining general and liberal studies programs at colleges and universities across the United States.
  • CA Commission for Teaching
    Serves as a state standards board for educator preparation for the public schools of California, the licensing and credentialing of professional educators in the State, the enforcement of professional practices of educators, and the discipline of credential holders in the State of California.
  • CEC, Council for Exceptional Children
    A professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. We accomplish our mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development.
  • Common Core
    The Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA). These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade.
  • CTA, California Teachers Association
    Founded in 1863, the California Teachers Association has become one of the strongest advocates for educators in the country. CTA includes teachers, counselors, school librarians, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.
  • CUE, Computer-Using Educators
    CUE's goal is to inspire innovative learners in all disciplines from preschool through college. With an active current membership of thousands of educational professionals, CUE supports many regional affiliates and Learning Networks. CUE Conferences are California’s premier educational technology events.
  • Edjoin
    An education job site.
  • EdRising
    Educators Rising cultivates highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession.
  • edTPA
    Stanford University faculty and staff developed edTPA, a performance-based, subject-specific assessment and support system used by teacher preparation programs throughout the United States to emphasize, measure and support the skills and knowledge that all teachers need from Day 1 in the classroom.
  • ILA, International Literacy Association
    A global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers, and experts across 84 countries.  ILA has set the standard for how literacy is defined, taught, and evaluated.
  • ISTE, International Society for Technology in Education
    We help educators around the world use technology to solve tough problems in education.
  • NAEA, National Art Education Association
    Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.
  • NAEYC, National Association for the Education of Young Children
    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. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
  • NAfME, National Association for Music Education
    Among the world’s largest arts education organizations, NAfME is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers. 
  • NAGC, National Association for Gifted Children
    Supports and develops policies and practices that encourage and respond to the diverse expressions of gifts and talents in children and youth from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups.
  • NCSS, National Council for the Social Studies
    Founded in 1921, National Council for the Social Studies is the largest professional association in the country devoted solely to social studies education. NCSS engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies. 
  • NCTE, National Council of Teachers of English
    The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. The Council promotes the development of literacy, the use of language to construct personal and public worlds and to achieve full participation in society, through the learning and teaching of English and the related arts and sciences of language.
  • NCTM, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    Founded in 1920, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is the world's largest mathematics education organization, with 60,000 members and more than 230 Affiliates throughout the United States and Canada. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports and advocates for the highest-quality mathematics teaching and learning for each and every student.
  • NEA, National Education Association
    The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs.
  • NSTA, National Science Teachers Association
    Founded in 1944, NSTA is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning. NSTA's current membership of 55,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education.
  • PTA, National Parent Teachers Association
    Comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. PTA prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership is open to all.
  • SDCUE, San Diego CUE 
    Promotes the development and growth in the use of computer and other technologies in education and promotes the professional growth of its members and all fellow educators. A San Diego affiliate of CUE.
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