Associations

Education, Child Care & Family Services

  • Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)

    Student Memberships, Professional Development, Resources, Publications, Symposiums, Fellowships, Internships
    http://www.aptrweb.org
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

    Founded in 1971, the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is the U.S.-based, national and international association that connects scholars, teachers, and practice leaders interested in research on nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, philanthropy and civil society.
    https://netforum.avectra.com
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

    Founded in 1943, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) is and educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
    http://www.clrn.org
  • Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL)

    Founded in 1936, the Association for Symbolic Logic is an international organization supporting research and critical studies in logic. Its primary function is to provide an effective forum for the presentation, publication, and critical discussion of scholarly work in this area of inquiry.
    http://www.aslonline.org
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

    The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), founded in 1981, is an international, not-for-profit, educational organization with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application.
    http://www.aace.org
  • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

    For more than 50 years, ASLO has been a leading professional organization for researchers and educators in the field of aquatic science.
    http://www.aslo.org
  • Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS)

    The mission of the Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology is to promote the applicaiton of sociological knowledge for beneficial social change through scholarly, educational, programmatic, community and policy activities. Providing a common meeting ground for individuals interested in sociological knowledge, the association also works to advance theory, research, methods and training that promote the sociological knowledge for benefical social change.
    http://www.aacsnet.net
  • Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)

    Established in 1971, the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) is s the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the nation, serving more than 14,500 school leaders. The mission of the Association of California School Administrators, the driving force of education in California and beyond, is to ensure the creation of communities of learning and teaching that serve both the aspirations of individual students and the greater good of society.
    http://www.acsa.org
  • Association of Community and Continuing Education (ACCE)

    The mission of the Association of Community and Continuing Education (ACCE) is to develop and promote desirable policies, practices, and support for the educational constituencies within the Association and to promote professional growth of the membership as well as to contribute to the professionalism of community service.
    http://acceonline.org
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)

    The Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) is made up of professors in academic programs throughout the world who provide education in the sciences and technologies of environmental protection.
    http://www.aeesp.org/
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)

    Founded in 1948, the Association of International Educators (formerly known as the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA)) has come to include foreign student advisors, admission personnel, English-language specialists and community volunteers who play an important role in helping foreign students acclimate to U.S. college communities. NAFSA's members share a belief that international education advances learning and scholarship, and enhances constructive leadership in the global community.
    http://www.nafsa.org
  • Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)

    The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs.
    http://www.amchp.org
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)

    The core purpose of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is to support and advance academic technology transfer globally.
    http://www.autm.net/
  • Association of Women in Psychology (AWP)

    Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) is a not-for-profit scientific and educational organization committed to encouraging feminist psychological research, theory, and activism.
    http://www.awpsych.org
  • Attention Deficit Disorder Resources (ADD Resources)

    Founded in 1993, Attention Deficit Disorder Resources (ADD Resources) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run mostly by adult volunteers with ADHD. We are dedicated to supporting, educating and serving as a resource for people with ADHD
    http://www.addresources.org
  • Broadcast Education Association (BEA)

    The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises. Established in 1955, The Association provides a forum for current scholarly research and analysis in all aspects of the electronic media. These areas include regulation, economics, policy, management, news, aesthetics, social effects, production and criticism, among possible others.
    http://www.beaweb.org
  • California Adult Education Administrators’ Association (CAEAA)

    The California Adult Education Administrators' Association is a statewide organization open to administrators or management personnel who work in, or support, adult education programs. The purpose of the organization is to support and promote public school adult education offered through unified and union high school districts. The association sponsors activities that promote excellence and innovation in the administration of adult education programs and maintains regular communication concerning adult education issues with administrators of the state's adult education programs.
    http://www.caeaa.org
  • California Agricultural Teachers’ Association (CATA)

    Founded in 1920, the California Agriculture Teachers' Association main purpose is to promote and improve the teaching of agriculture in California.
    http://www.calagteachers.org/
  • California Art Education Association (CAEA)

    The California Art Education Association is the professional educational organization for pre-K through university educators working in all areas of the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, digital media, weaving and fabrics, ceramics, glass, sculpture, and mixed media. This organization, formed in 1965, helps and supports educators by anchoring the elements and principles of design in meaningful instruction and promoting the alignment of the approved state content standards for visual art and the national visual art standards.
    http://www.caea-arteducation.org/
  • California Assisted Living Association (CALA)

    The California Assisted Living Association (CALA) is the only association solely representing Assisted Living providers throughout the state. Members have access to a wealth of tools and resources to support day-to-day operations and quality care for residents, as well as the opportunity to participate in successful, ongoing advocacy efforts to help shape policy and clarify regulations. CALA represents over 500 Assisted Living communities and more than 100 associated businesses. Our provider members range from small, independently operated communities to large, multi-national organizations, and from providers that cater to an active lifestyle to ones that specialize in caring for residents with dementia.
    http://www.caassistedliving.org/
  • California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD)

    The mission of the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) is to promote healthful lifestyles through quality education for all populations and provide leadership to school, community and statewide programs in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, dance and other movement-related programs.
    http://www.cahperd.org
  • California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH)

    The California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) is the leading statewide home care association in the nation and the voice of home care for the western United States. The guiding core purpose is to promote quality home care and make home care companies more successful.
    http://www.cahsah.org
  • California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR)

    The California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) is dedicated to the fostering of unity and cooperation among persons having interests and activities related to institutional research and/or planning in California institutions of postsecondary education.
    http://www.cair.org
  • California Association for Music Education (CMEA)

    The California Association for Music Education is open to all music educators working in public and private schools, colleges and universities in California. CMEA promotes access to music education and to support and improve existing music programs.
  • California Association for Play Therapy (CalAPT)

    The California Association for Play Therapy is a state branch of the Association for Play Therapy. Our approximately 500 members come from throughout the state and represent a variety of professions and disciplines, including counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, teachers, recreational therapists, nurses, and interns. Our primary purpose is to provide a forum for the discussion of play therapy ideas and concerns. We publish a newsletter quarterly and sponsor two annual regional conferences.
    http://www.calplaytherapy.org/