American Counseling Association
The mission of the American Counseling Association is to promote the professional development of counselors, advocate for the profession, and ensure ethical, culturally-inclusive practices that protect those using counseling services.
Virginia Counselors Association
The Virginia Counselors Association exists to promote the counseling profession by supporting, empowering and advocating for the diverse needs of all counselors in Virginia.
American School Counselor Association
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.
Virginia School Counselor Association
The mission of the Virginia School Counselor Association is to actively promote excellence in the profession of school counseling and to provide member support through professional development, advocacy, leadership, accountability and collaboration.
Early Childhood Education
National Association of the Education of Young Children
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
Virginia Association of the Education of Young Children
VAAEYC acts and speaks on behalf of all young children in Virginia.
American Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
We [ASCD] create practical, timely, affordable professional learning to help educators and instructional leaders provide students with a modern, equitable, and quality education.
Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
The mission of the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is to advance excellence in learning, teaching, and leading within Virginia schools.
National Association of Secondary School Principals
At NASSP, we are cultivating a generation of courageous school and student leaders to reimagine and rebuild an education system that meets every student’s needs by providing equitable access and opportunity.
Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals
The mission of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, Inc. is to assist school principals and assistant principals in providing leadership to their schools and communities for the purpose of improving the education of Virginia’s youth.
National Association of Elementary School Principals
The mission of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) is to lead in the advocacy and support for elementary and middle-level principals and other education leaders in their commitment for all children.
Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals
The goal of the VAESP is to serve as an advocate for children and youth by granting them access to an excellent education; promote and maintain high professional standards and leadership among principals; increase public awareness of elementary and middle school education as the foundation for all future academic achievement; serve as a local representative for elementary and middle-school education to state and federal agencies, the news media, researchers, educators, and other education and child advocacy groups.
Women Education Leaders in Virginia
The mission of Women Education Leaders in Virginia is to empower and support women seeking positions within educational leadership through mentorship, idea sharing, and knowledge building.
Elementary And Elementary/Middle Education And Teaching
National Council for the Social Studies
The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to advocate and build capacity for high-quality social studies by providing leadership, services, and support to educators.
Virginia Council for the Social Studies
The goals of the Virginia Council for the Social Studies are to foster professional growth, develop communication among stakeholders in the social studies community, and promote the teaching of social studies in Virginia, the United States, and the international sphere.
National Council of Teachers of English
The Council promotes the development of literacy, the use of language to construct personal and public worlds and to achieve full participation in society, through the learning and teaching of English and the related arts and sciences of language.
Virginia Association of Teachers of English
The purposes of VATE are to promote a professional spirit among Virginia teachers of English Language Arts; to provide a forum for the dissemination of information among these teachers; to provide a medium for the exchange of opinions and information; to provide an agency to foster cooperation between Virginia teachers of English Language Arts and the National Council of Teachers of English–NCTE; and to provide varied programs and services to meet the needs of all levels English Language Arts instruction represented in the organization.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics advocates for high-quality mathematics teaching and learning for each and every student.
Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics is the public voice of mathematics education in Virginia, supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning at the highest quality for all students through leadership, professional development, and research.
National Science Teaching Association
The mission of the National Science Teaching Association is to transform science education to benefit all through professional learning, partnerships and advocacy.
Virginia Association of Science Teachers
VAST is a community of science educators whose mission it is to inspire students, provide professional learning opportunities, build partnerships, [and] advocate for excellence at the school, local, state and national level.
Association for Middle Level Education
AMLE is a membership organization dedicated to helping middle school educators reach every student, grow professionally, and create great schools.
Virginia Middle School Association
VMSA provides proactive leadership in middle level education in collaboration with state and national organizations, governmental agencies, and institutions of higher learning. The Association supports appropriate practices and experiences for young adolescents including high expectations, varied teaching and learning activities, flexible organizational structures, positive school climates, and school, family, and community partnerships. VMSA offers conference programs to provide professional development in appropriate practices for individuals with an interest in the education of young adolescents.
The Association provides information resources, including print and web resources, as well as a support network for those working with students in the middle grades. VMSA strives to support and improve middle level education to meet the academic, physical, emotional, and social needs of young adolescents.
Reading, Literacy, and Learning
International Literacy Association
ILA connects research and practice to improve the quality of literacy learning across the globe in ways that are respectful, responsive, and ethical. We advocate for equitable access to literacies among individuals of all ages and diverse communities as a basic human right and a matter of social justice.
Virginia State Literacy Association
The mission of Virginia State Literacy Association as an authority on literacy education is to lead in the advancement of literacy across the commonwealth.
American Association of School Librarians
The American Association of School Librarians empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning.
American Library Association
The mission of the American Library Association is to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.
Virginia Association of School Librarians
The mission of the Virginia Association of School Librarians is to be the recognized voice for excellence in Virginia's school libraries. VAASL's aim is to promote literacy, information access and evaluation, love of literature, effective use of technology, collaboration in the teaching/learning process, intellectual freedom, professional growth, instructional leadership, and lifelong learning.
Virginia Library Association
The Virginia Library Association is a statewide organization whose purpose is to develop, promote, and improve library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to advance literacy and learning and to ensure access to information in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Council For Exceptional Children
CEC's MISSION: Cultivating, supporting, and empowering education professionals who work with individuals with disabilities by advocating for education professionals and for individuals with disabilities, and/or gifts and talents; advancing professional practice and scholarly research; promoting diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility; [and] building networks, partnerships, and communities.
Virginia Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children
The mission of Virginia CEC is to advance the education of individuals with exceptionalities.