New Jersey Student Learning Standards
English Language Arts
Educational Research Association (AERA)
AERA is concerned with improving the educational
process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to
education and by promoting
the dissemination and practical
of research results.
- Association for
Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
ASCD is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan education
association committed to the mission of forging covenants in
teaching and learning
for the success
of all learners. ASCD provides professional development in curriculum
and supervision; encourages research, evaluation, and theory development;
and disseminates information
on education issues.
- Council for
Exceptional Children (CEC)
provides training on issues affecting special educators, including
topics such as preparing
students for transitions, working
with students with autism spectrum disorders, beginning reading instruction,
developments in brain research.
Commission of the States (ECS)
ECS is a 37-year-old nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing
the states' interest
in education. The ECS web site provides a wealth of information
on dozens of education issues, from accountability to vouchers. There
is an extensive section
to No Child Left Behind.
- New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL)
The New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) advocates
high standards for librarianship and library media programs
in the public, private and parochial schools in New Jersey
to ensure that students and staff become effective users
- International Reading Association
Association for Bilingual Education
Promoting educational excellence and equity through bilingual education,
NABE is exclusively concerned with the education of language-minority
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
NAEYC leads and consolidates the efforts of individuals
and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive
education for all young children.
- National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)
NBPTS is an independent, private, nonprofit organization
working to improve teaching and learning in America's schools.
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
NCATE is a coalition of specialty professional associations
of teachers, teacher educators, content specialists, and local
organization serves as the profession's mechanism for establishing
high-quality teacher preparation through the process of professional
accreditation of schools,
colleges, and departments of education.
Council of Teachers of English
NEA is committed to advancing
the cause of public education. Its members work at every level
of education, from pre-school to university graduate programs.
Jersey Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Jersey Education Association
is a diverse, democratic organization working
to create an optimal environment to
achieve excellence in public education in New Jersey.
Jersey Reading Association