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Education and Teacher Associations

This page provides a directory of education and teacher associations that are an excellent place to make industry contacts and connections that could help you find your next job. To find a complete list of professional associations please visit our professional associations section.

Education and Teacher Associations

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education – has more than 740 members which include liberal arts colleges, state universities and research institutions, and various education organizations. Website provides quite a few useful resources.
  • American Association of Community Colleges – members include nearly 95 percent of all accredited U.S. two-year community, junior and technical colleges (and their 10.5 million students). The website offers job listings, member directories, and a variety of useful networking resources.
  • American Association for Higher Education – is an independent, membership-based, nonprofit association. The website offers useful career planning information, a conference calendar and other career resources.
  • American Association of University Professors – has about 45,000 individual members, with over 500 local campus chapters and 39 state organizations. The website provides information on chapter conferences, workshops, and other association/industry events.
  • American Association of University Women – has more than 100,000 members, 1,300 branches, and 550 college/university institution partners throughout the nation. The association website offers information on association conferences, fellowships, and useful information.
  • American College Personnel Association – has more than 8000 individual members reprenting nearly 1,500 private and public education institutions. The association website has a useful career center and offers a information on their conference and events.
  • American Council on Education – membership includes approximately 1,800 accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities and higher education-related associations, organizations, and corporations. ACE website provides a membership directory which could be very useful for networking with colleges and universities.
  • American Montessori Society – is a non-profit, non-discriminatory service organization with more than 10,000 participating members. The website offers job listings and employment opportunities for members.
  • American School Counselor Association – includes more than 17,000 school counselors and is dedicated to providing its members continuing professional development. Website offers career development resources and information.
  • Association for Career and Technical Education – is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of career education for young adults. Website offers a useful career center.
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology – offers a useful job center which provides job opportunities, career information, resume posting and more. Site also contains information on local chapters, conferences and partners.
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development – membership represents 170,000 educators from more than 135 countries and includes more than 60 affiliates. Members include educators—superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members. The website offers information on association conferences, industry news and much more.
  • Association of School Business Officials International – is a professional association of around 6,000 school business management professionals. Website offers informative publications, meeting schedule and links to other resources.
  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada – represents 92 Canadian public and private not-for-profit universities and university-degree level colleges and educational institutions. Website offers jobs, industry news, and a comprehensive list of colleges and universities in Canada.
  • California Teachers Association -is the California’s largest education association representing more than 335,000 teachers and employees of California schools, colleges and universities. Website offers some useful industry information for those seeking education employment opportunities in california.
  • College and University Professional Association for Human Resources – includes more than 6,500 human resource (HR) administrators at nearly 1,600 colleges and universities. The association website provides job listings, conference information as well as a number of other resources.
  • ED.gov – offers a directory of links and resources to a variet of educational associations and organizations.
  • EDUCASE – offers job listings, conference dates, and provides access to many other useful resources.
  • Higher Education Associations – offers a useful directory of links to higher education associations.
  • Journalism Education Association – offers some useful networking resources.
  • National Art Education Association – has more than 22,000 members (art educators) from every level of instruction. The website offers information on association conferences and provides access to other useful resources.
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling – is an association with over 8,000 members from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. Website offers a career opportunities section that provides current job listings, professional development resouces and dates for conferences and events.
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals – offers a very useful online job board which allows employers and job seekers to post and view job listings. Website offers useful information and resources.
  • National Association of Independent Schools – has more than 1200 member schools including day, boarding, elementary, secondary, and coeducational schools. Offers jobs listing in the career center, industry information, date for important events, and more.
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association – has more more than 1,250 member institutions. Offers a variety of resources and job listings.
  • National Council for the Social Studies – is the largest educational association in the nation devoted solely to social studies. The association website offers information on local chapters, as discussion board and job listings.
  • National Education Association – websites offers ample industry information as well as links to a variety of useful resources.
  • Oklahoma Education Association – has nearly 40,000 members, comprised of k-12 teachers and educators, coaches, counselors, and administrators; nurses, librarians, custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, secretaries and other support personnel; retired teachers; and education majors at Oklahoma colleges and universities. This website is useful for those looking to network in the oklahoma education system.
  • Society for Research in Child Development – provides access to current job lisings, event information, and resources.
  • Teacher Associations – offers a useful directory of links to teacher associations.
  • Teacher Associations Guide – offers a useful directory of links to teacher associations.
  • Washington Education Assocation (WEA) – has more than 76,000 members. The majority of members, nearly 60,000, are K-12 classroom teachers and other K-12 education staff. Website offers useful resources including events, conferences and member directories.