Professional Organizations

On the Field Experience Form, membership in multiple professional organizations is required. What are some acceptable organizations?
 
Many organizations are acceptable to meet this requirement. However, it is in your best interest to join at least one organization for which we have a local chapter. These choices would be:
 
KDP – Pi Sigma of Kappa Delta Pi www.liberty.edu/kdp (national site at www.kdp.org )
CEC – Council for Exceptional Children www.liberty.edu/cec (national site at www.cec.sped.org )
 
Other acceptable organizations would be:
 
Program:
Professional Organization 
Web Address
Biology                                  6-12
National Science Teachers Association
www.nsta.org
Business Education              6-12
National Business Education Association
www.nbea.org
Computer Science                6-12
International Society for Technology in Education
www.iste.org
Elementary                        preK-6
- with Middle option 6-8
  • Association for Childhood Education International
  • Association for Middle Level Education
  • Others:  International Reading Association
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
www.acei.org
www.amle.org
www.reading.org
www.naeyc.org
English                                  6-12
National Council for Teachers of English
www.ncte.org
English as Second Language
preK-12
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
www.tesol.org
Family/Consumer Sciences 
6-12
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
www.aafcs.org
Health/PE                       preK-12
American Alliance for Health, PhysEd, Recreation, Dance
www.aahperd.org
History/Social Science 6-12
National Council for the Social Studies
www.ncss.org
Mathematics                           6-12
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
www.nctm.org
Music: Choral-Instrumental 
preK-12
National Association for Music Education
www.menc.org
Spanish                            preK-12
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
www.actfl.org
Special Ed: ED,LD,MR
K-12
Council for Exceptional Children
www.cec.sped.org
Theatre Arts                       preK-12
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference
  • Christians in Theatre Arts
www.setc.org
www.cita.org
Visual Arts                          preK-12
National Art Education Association
www.naea-reston.org
 
 
CEAI – Christian Educators Association International - www.ceai.org
NMSA – National Middle School Association - http://www.nmsa.org/
PDK – Phi Delta Kappa - http://www.pdkintl.org/