Teaching is an amazing profession. Watch the videos below to really help illustrate what we mean here. Then, see our “learn more” section in education to see how vast the education landscape really is. We at CM101 are in the greater world of education, so its not just about teaching. Many schools offer a five-year track whereby you can attain your bachelor’s degree, as well as your teaching credential as well as your masters’ degree.
Why is this Important?
- Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
- Many have student chapters you can join while in college
- Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major
|Volunteer-based organization composed of public school educators. Founded in 1857, the group works to advance the cause of public education.||Visit|
|American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education||AACTE supports programs in teacher education, multicultural & international education, leadership development, networking, professional and women's issues, and school reform.||Visit|
|National Association of Independent Schools||A voluntary membership association for schools and associations.||Visit|
|American Educational Research Association (AERA)||Promotes educational research and its practical application.||Visit|
|Association for Experiential Education||Focusing on all aspects of experiential education with historical roots in adventure-based and outdoor education.||Visit|
|Independent Educational Consultants Association||Professional association of full-time educational consultants.||Visit|
|The AFT has more than one million members nationwide, and has grown into a trade union representing workers in education, health care, and public service.||Visit|
|American Association of School AdministratorsProfessional organization for School Administrators||Visit|
|National Association of Special Education Teachers||National membership organization for professionals including teachers, professors, and graduate students dedicated to education of children with special needs.||Visit|
|North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL)||Nonprofit organization that increases education opportunities and enhances learning by providing collegial expertise and leadership in K-12 online teaching and learning.||Visit|
|American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)||Dedicated to the belief that lifelong learning contributes to human fulfillment and positive social change.||Visit|