An international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.
Promoting leadership and support for those involved in, the professional development of teachers of science.
The ASE is a community of teachers, technicians, and other professionals supporting science education and is the largest subject association in the UK.
The National Association of Biology Teachers empowers educators to provide the best possible biology and life science education for all students.
A worldwide organization for improving teaching and learning through research.
Founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
The USDLA through its mission of “supporting the development and application of distance learning” focuses on all legislation impacting the Distance Learning community and its varied constituencies.
A resource to those in the Professional & Continuing Education field. Our conferences and publications provide members with strategies to respond to the growing population of adults and non-traditional students seeking continuous learning opportunities.
Individuals, institutions and organizations committed to quality online education.
Teaching Lab Science Courses Online: Resources for Best Practices, Tools, and Technology by Linda and Peter Jeschofnig (2011), Jossey-Bass
A professional social networking group dedicated to education professionals serving the online student population. Distance learning professionals from across the nation and at various institutions can network with each other, discuss issues and hot topics, and share best practices.
For management professionals working in the higher education industry; special focus on individuals who operate at the intersection of business and higher education. Offers opportunities for networking and information sharing. Members (14,000+) include leaders from colleges, universities, textbook publishing, educational technology firms, enrollment management consulting, education administration software, marketing/recruiting firms, and development (fundraising) consulting.
This group is for people who are adjunct online faculty or those who wish to become adjunct online faculty. College administrators, instructional designers, and education recruiters are welcome to join also. There is also a Job Board for posting positions for online positions in Higher Education.
The Art of Science Learning, a project of The Learning Worlds Institute, explores ways in which the arts can help improve how people of all ages learn the sciences. Hands-on, imaginative approaches to science education, using many of the methods used in the creative arts, have been shown to attract and retain young people in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (sometimes known as the STEM disciplines).
Learning Worlds Institute The mission of the Learning Worlds Institute is to break through critical barriers to positive social change by applying innovation methodologies from business and the arts.
Play Your Part: Bringing STEM Professionals and Afterschool Together.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense” With an annual budget of about $6.9 billion (FY 2010), we are the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America’s colleges and universities.
The National center for Education Statistics is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
This page provides a shortcut to information and services the Department of Labor (DOL) offers educators.
The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) formulates federal postsecondary education policy and administers programs that address critical national needs in support of our mission to increase access to quality postsecondary education.