Professional Organizations

Why join a professional organization?

  • Support from other teachers
  • Annual professional development conferences
  • Meetings and newsletters

Arkansas Science Teachers Association promotes the high professional practices and encourages leadership in scientific affairs.

Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics ensures that every math teacher is provided the opportunity to grow professionally.

Arkansas State Teachers Association is a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE) that offers a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics “is a public voice of mathematics education supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students through vision, leadership, professional development and research.”

National Science Teachers Association “is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.”

International Society for Technology Educators is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the use of information technology to aid in learning, teaching of K-12 students and teachers.”


International Technology and Engineering Educators Association is the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators.

International Polar Foundation is the International Polar Foundation’s educational site.

Association for Middle Level Education, formerly known as the National Middle School Association is a voice meeting the needs of young adolescents.

Arkansas Education Association The Arkansas Education Association is a professional organization for teachers, education support professionals, students and advocates.