Curriculum and Instruction
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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 application 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)
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, and new 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 devoted 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 of information.
- 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 students in American schools.
- 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 and state policymakers. The 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.
- National Middle School Association (NMSA)
NMSA serves as a voice for professionals, parents, and others interested in the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents (10-15 years of age).
Jersey Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Jersey Education Association
NJEA is a diverse, democratic organization working to create an optimal environment to achieve excellence in public education in New Jersey.
- New Jersey Reading Association