- American Federation of Teachers - The AFT is a 984,000-member
union of public and professional employees, including public and private school teachers,
paraprofessionals and school-related personnel (PSRPs), higher education faculty and
professionals, employees of state and local governments, nurses and health professionals.
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education - NCATE is a coalition of 33 specialty professional associations of
teachers, teacher educators, content specialists, and local and state policy makers. The
U. S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation recognize
NCATE as a professional accrediting body for teacher preparation.
- National Education Association - The association
was founded in 1857 "to elevate the character and advance the interests of the
profession of teaching and to promote the cause of education in the United States.
- International Technology Education Association - This
is the largest professional educational association, principle voice, and information clearinghouse
devoted to enhancing technology education through experiences in our schools (K-12). Its membership
encompasses individuals and institutions from throughout the world with the primary membership being
in North America.
Web Sites - Federal Resources:
Web Sites - Utah Resources:
- Utah Education Network
(UEN) - This site contains professional development resources,
lesson plans, and online tools for teachers to help them enhance
their skills and integrate technology in their classrooms.
State Office of Education - Contains information
on curriculum, educator licensing, statistics
and other information about educational programs
State Office K-12 Core Curriculum - lists
standards and objectives for all grade levels
in different subject areas.