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Professional Organizations and Associations
American Association of School Librarians
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is the only national professional membership organization focused on school librarians and the school library community. AASL has more than 7,000 members and serves school librarians in the United States, Canada, and around the world.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
An educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner, the ASCD provides expert and innovative solutions in professional development, capacity building, and educational leadership essential to the way educators learn, teach, and lead.
Illinois State Board of Educaton - Standards and Instruction
The Standards and Instruction Department is committed to supporting Illinois schools and educators by providing guidance, resources, and professional learning to support student achievement and equitable learning outcomes.
National Catholic Education Association
NCEA is a professional membership organization that provides leadership, direction and service to fulfill the evangelizing, catechizing and teaching mission of the Church.
National Council for the Social Studies
Founded in 1921, the NCSS is the largest association devoted to social studies education, and produces the publication Expectations of Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, which provides a K-12 social studies program guideline for educators.
National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)
NSTA is a member-driven organization that publishes books and journals for science teachers from kindergarten through college, holds four conferences per year on science education, provides ways for science teachers to connect with one another, and informs Congress and the public on vital questions affecting science literacy and a well-educated workforce.
Phi Delta Kappan International
PDK is the premier professional association for educators. For more than 100 years, it has focused its work on the tenets of service, research, and leadership. It is one of the largest education associations and has more than 35,000 members, including teachers, principals, superintendents, and higher education faculty and administrators.
Editorial Projects in Education, the non-profit publisher of Education Week, is dedicated to 24/7 news, editorials, and educator interaction. In addition to news content, the website also includes forums for teacher discussion and interaction.
The New York Times- Education Section
The New York Times provides up-to-date 24/7 coverage of a variety of topics in education, K-12 and beyond.
U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education website posts about a host of topics related to education, including government press releases, editorial blogs, and media advisories. Also included is a section of the website devoted solely to teachers and teaching.