Established in 1920, the American Association of Community Colleges represents and advocates for associate-degree granting institutions, providing educational resources, networking opportunities, and career development support.

One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: (202) 728-0200

The American Association of School Administrators, founded in 1865, provides advocacy and educational resources for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world.

1615 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3406
Tel: (703) 528-0700

The American Association of University Professors provides career resources and governance for university faculty, academic professionals, and students of higher education.

1133 19th Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036-3655
Tel: (202) 737-5900

The American Federation of Teachers, established in 1916, is a trade union that represents more than 1.7 million education professionals and 3,000 local affiliates.

555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001-2029
Tel: (202) 879-4400

The ASCD (formerly known as the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) offers advocacy, education, news, conferences, and professional development services for educators.

1703 North Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
Tel: (800) 933-2723
Tel: (703) 578-9600

Association Montessori International / USA provides information about education, training, and job opportunities for teachers interested in working in Montessori schools.

206 N. Washington, Suite 330
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (713) 746-9919

The Association of American Educators offers educational programs, networking opportunities, and other membership benefits for educators.

25909 Pala Place, Suite 330
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Tel: (800) 704-7799
Tel: (949) 595-7979

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation provides industry standards and accreditation programs in educator preparation.

1140 19th St., NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: (202) 223-0077

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is a national accrediting organization for postsecondary distance education institutions.

1101 17th St., NW, Suite 808
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: (202) 234-5100

The National Association for the Education of Young Children aims to advance and support all those who work in the early childhood profession.

1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20005-4101
Tel: (800) 424-2460
Tel: (202) 232-8777

The National Association of Special Education Teachers provides support and assistance to students and teachers in the special education field.

1250 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: (800) 754-4421

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics offers advocacy, research, conferences, and other resources for mathematics teachers.

1906 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191-1502
Tel: (800) 235-7566
Tel: (703) 620-9840

The National Education Association has more than 3 million members at every level in the education field, and aims to focus energy and resources on improving the quality of teaching, increasing student achievement, and making schools safer, better places to learn.

1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036-3290
Tel: (202) 833-4000, an online tool created through a partnership by the U.S. Department of Education and Microsoft, offers information and resources to help people prepare for a career in teaching.