Excellent links on this association's site. The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
The International Literacy Association (ILA) is a global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers, and experts across 75 countries. With over 60 years of experience, ILA has set the standard for how literacy is defined, taught, and evaluated.
An excellent starting point when searching for federal programs, statistics, and initiatives, with a nice sampling of publications available from the Department of Education, several of which can be viewed online and printed, or downloaded using Adobe Acrobat .pdf format for printing of a typeset-quality document. Also included are the department's budget, directories of offices and individuals, press releases, and a searchable ERIC database, 1991-1996.
Profiles programs, resources, services, & selective publications available through the Dept., which can be searched using keywords and subjects, or by selecting a major category of information. Shortcuts are provided to information regarding teacher certification, professional licensing, the New York State Library and New York State Archives, and employment opportunities. Also find links to Curriculum Resource Guides by subject, Assessment Guidelines and Educational Standards by discipline.
An informative site produced by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). It includes journal articles,professional development links, education news and membership information.
This site is billed as "the only place ONLINE where you can find comprehensive information about PBS programming with extended off-air rights," in terms of videotaping for classroom use in the U.S. Includes a program description, grade level, cross-curricular applications, and teacher recommendations to select world-wide web sites. Produced by: Public Broadcasting's Teacher Resource Service.