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 (national site at )
CEC – Council for Exceptional Children (national site at )
Other acceptable organizations would be:
Professional Organization 
Web Address
Biology                                  6-12
National Science Teachers Association
Business Education              6-12
National Business Education Association
Computer Science                6-12
International Society for Technology in Education
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
English                                  6-12
National Council for Teachers of English
English as Second Language
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Family/Consumer Sciences 
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Health/PE                       preK-12
American Alliance for Health, PhysEd, Recreation, Dance
History/Social Science 6-12
National Council for the Social Studies
Mathematics                           6-12
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Music: Choral-Instrumental 
National Association for Music Education
Spanish                            preK-12
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Special Ed: ED,LD,MR
Council for Exceptional Children
Theatre Arts                       preK-12
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference
  • Christians in Theatre Arts
Visual Arts                          preK-12
National Art Education Association
CEAI – Christian Educators Association International -
NMSA – National Middle School Association -
PDK – Phi Delta Kappa -