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    Follow one of these links to one of the most common professional organizations.  Many of these have resources that will be helpful in the classroom.  If your professional organization is not listed please contact the webmaster.
    Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education
    is an international, educational, and professional organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology.
    ATPE supports quality education and the professional rights and obligations of the education community.
    American Association of School Administrators
    founded in 1865, is the professional organization for over 16,500 educational leaders across North America and in many other countries.
    Association for Educational Communications and Technology
    is to provide leadership in educational communications and technology by linking professionals holding a common interest in the use of educational technology and its application to the learning process.
    American Federation of Teachers
    is an 940,000-member union of public and professional employees, including public and private school teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel (PSRPs), higher education faculty and professionals, employees of state and local governments, nurses and health professionals.
    American Library Association
    is the oldest, largest and most influential library association in the world. For more than a century, it has been a leader in defending intellectual freedom and promoting the highest quality library and information services.
    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
    is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan education association committed to the mission of forgoing covenants in teaching and learning for the success of all.
    Global School Net Foundation
    (GSN), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is a major contributor to the philosophy, design, culture and content of Internet-based learning.
    International Reading Association
    is the world's leading organization of literacy professionals. Members rely on us for the professional development resources they need to reach our shared goal: Teaching the world to
    International Society for Technology in Education
    promotes appropriate uses of technology to support and improve teaching and learning.
    National Art Education Association
    is a non-profit, educational organization, promoting art education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge, and leadership.
    National Association of Elementary School Principals
    has grown to become the most powerful voice of Pre-K-8 principals across the United States and around the world.
    National Association of State Boards of Education
    serves over 600 individuals, including members of state boards. These members are responsible for the educational interests of more than fifty million students in public schools and more than three million students in post-secondary institutions.
    National Association of Secondary School Principles includes a wide variety of people interested in secondary education. Although most members are principals  and assistant principals in public, private, and parochial secondary schools, many are central office administrators, professors of secondary education, teachers and department heads, or retired educators.
    National Council for Geographic Education
    (NCGE) works to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning. The NCGE promotes the importance and value of geographic education, enhances the preparation of geographic educators with respect to their knowledge of content, techniques, and learning processes.
    National Council of Teachers of English,
    the world's largest subject-matter educational association, is devoted to improving the teaching of English and the language arts at all levels of education. NCTE has 90,000 members and subscribers in the United States and other countries.
    National Council for Teachers of Math with more than 110 000 members, is the largest nonprofit professional association of mathematics educators in the world.
    National Education Association
    is America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA claims over 2.3million members who work at every level of education, from pre-school to university graduate programs.
    National Middle School Association
    serves as a voice for professionals, parents, and others interested in the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents (youth 10-15 years of age). NMSA is the only national educational association exclusively devoted to improving the educational experiences of young adolescents.
    National Parent and Teacher Association
    (PTA) is the oldest and largest volunteer association in the United States working exclusively on behalf of children and youth. Members include parents, teachers, students, and other child advocates.
    National School Board Association is a federation of state associations of school boards across the United States and the school boards of the District of Columbia, Guam, Hawaii, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NSBA's programs and services assist school boards in achieving excellence and equity in the public schools.
    National Science Teachers Association
    founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
    New York State United Teachers
    represents over 400,000 in-service and retired people in public elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, and health care institutions.
    The purpose of TCDA is to secure and to maintain statewide cooperation within the choral directing profession, and to provide its members the finest in continuing educational activities.
    Texas Classroom Teachers Association (TCTA) is the leading teacher association in Texas, with 50,000 members statewide. TCTA was founded in 1927 and is a nonprofit, nonunion professional association for educators.
    TMEA offers professional growth opportunities, fosters public support for music in schools, and unites music education professionals.
    Texas State Teachers Association 
    If you want the news when it happens...if you want ideas for your classroom...if you expect your organization to stand up for you, your students, and your profession, TSTA is your organization.
    United Federation of Teachers
    with some 125,000 members is the largest union local in the United States. It represents more than 68,000 teachers and 16,000classroom paraprofessionals. The union also includes a Retired Teachers Chapter of more than 32,000 members.