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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.

  • Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month Virtually

    March is Women's History Month, meaning throughout the month all of the history-makers and trailblazers will be celebrated. We are still battling the COVID-19 pandemic, so many normal lessons and field trips can't take place. However, the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC.org) has curated a list of live, interactive virtual field trips that educators can access to enrich discussions surrounding Women’s History Month. The diverse list of interactive learning experiences ranges from an exploration of women who served in World War II at home and abroad; to stories of women war reporters who have made indelible marks in the field of journalism. Several of the offerings are free to the public, while others have a fee associated.



  • Meet the 2021 AAEF Advocacy Fellows

    The Association of American Educators Foundation is excited to welcome our latest cohort to the AAEF Advocacy Fellowship! Since 2018, AAEF has supported educators in leveraging their voices and unique experiences to make lasting change in our profession. During this year-long experience, AAE Foundation will foster our new Fellows’ advocacy skills and knowledge, including their education policy orientation and understanding.



  • Yes, Even in a Pandemic, Teachers Still #LoveTeaching

    This week’s guest blog is from Gary Abud, Jr. 

     

    We used to talk about teacher shortages, but now just about everybody has become a teacher in some way. 



  • Black History Month in the classroom

    February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans throughout this nation’s history. Carter G. Woodson introduced the idea of Black History Month in 1915, with every U.S. president designating the month of February as Black History Month since 1976. Many other countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom celebrate Black History as well.

    Here are several resources to help you include Black History Month lessons and conversations in your curricula.



  • The GLOBE Academy Receives Generous Gift from Association of American Educators

    Alexandria, VA – The Association of American Educators (AAE), a national non-union professional association serving educators in all fifty states, is pleased to announce the GLOBE Academy, a dual language immersion charter school serving grades K-8 in the DeKalb County School District of Metro Atlanta, is the recipient of a generous end-of-year gift. The GLOBE Academy serves approximately one thousand students and like schools throughout the nation has been maintaining rigorous learning standards during the coronavirus pandemic.