These articles discuss the importance of becoming a member of a Professional Organization while still a student.
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is the premier global professional society dedicated to advancing the greater good through physics education.
American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) is the largest national association of French teachers in the world.
American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) is for teachers of German at all levels of instruction.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is a membership organization of language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education.
American Historical Association (AHA) brings together historians from all geographical, chronological, and topical specializations and all work contexts.
Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) helps middle school educators reach every student, grow professionally, and create great schools.
Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national nonunion teachers association.
National Art Education Association (NAEA) is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) is devoted to representing bilingual learners and bilingual education professionals.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the largest professional membership association for early childhood educators.
National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) empowers educators to provide the best possible biology and life science education for all students.
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) supports a diverse, inclusive, and thriving community of educators and education researchers to improve teaching and learning.
National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is a national membership organization dedicated to those preparing for or teaching in the field of special education.
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) advocates recognition of and support for Catholic education in parish, school, and university communities.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is the professional home to English language arts teachers from pre-K through university levels.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is the public voice of mathematics education, supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality.
National Education Association (NEA) is the nation’s largest professional employee organization and is committed to advancing the cause of public education.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is the largest organization in the world dedicated to science education.
North American Montessori Teachers’ Association (NAMTA) brings together schools, teachers, and parents interested in Montessori education.