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The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national nonunion professional teachers association, advancing the profession through teacher advocacy and professional development, as well as promoting excellence in education, so that our members receive the respect, recognition and reward they deserve.

  • Black History is American History. We Should Teach It That Way.

    Well, it’s that time of year again. The time of year where we as a nation check off the proverbial box of honoring the impact and contributions of African Americans in the United States. For a whole 28 days, we see Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and countless others surrounded by red, green, yellow and black flooding our timelines, tv screens, classrooms, and communities. But how genuine is the honor, if it lasts for one very short month and doesn’t tell the whole story?



  • Valentine’s Day Activities for the Secondary Classroom

    Valentine’s Day is celebrated in the elementary classroom. Students and teachers often spend the day sharing candy, completing heart-shaped activities, and playing games. Once students reach the upper grades, the situation often changes dramatically. Knowing of the day’s potential to lead to drama, many middle and high school teachers ignore the celebrations. 



  • Weekly News Round-Up for February 7th

    Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week: change is called upon. 



  • AAE Scholarship Sends Teacher to Kindergarten Conference

    Every year, AAE awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to help educators attain the professional development they need as they grow in their careers. This past year, some of those funds were awarded to Hollie Carroll so she could attend the 2020 California Kindergarten Conference. Here are her reflections of that opportunity and the lasting results.



  • Weekly News Round-Up for January 31st

     

    Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week: school choice is both celebrated and criticized.