Professional Organizations

Below are links to state and national educational organizations.  
The four core content areas are listed first, follewed by other content areas in aphabetical order. 


Reading and Language Arts

Wisconsin State Reading Association (WSRA)

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English (WCTE)

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

Organization of Teacher Educators in Literacy (OTEL)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

International Literacy Association (ILA)


Wisconsin Mathematics Council (WMC)

Wisconsin Mathematics Education Foundation (WMEF)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  (NCTM)

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators  (AMTE)

American Statistical Association (ASA)

American Mathematical Society  (AMS)



Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST)

Wisconsin Association of Environmental Educators (WAEE)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 

National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA)


Social Studies

Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies (WCSS)

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

National Council for History Education (NCHE)

Association of American Geographers  (AAG)

American Historical Association (AHA)  



Wisconsin Art Education Association (WAEA)

National Art Education Association (NAEA)


Wisconsin Music Educators Association (WMEA)

Wisconsin Music Teachers Association (WMTA)

Wisconsin Chapter of the National Band Association (NBA-WC)

National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)

National Band Association  (NBA)



Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (WASCD)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)


Early Childhood

Wisconsin Early Childhood Education (WECE)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)



Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC)

National Education Association (NEA)

Association of American Educators (AAE)


Global Language/Bilingual

Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers (WAFLT)

Wisconsin Association for Bilingual Education (WIABE)

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)


Library Media

Wisconsin Library Association (WLA)

Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Organization (WEMTA)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)


Middle Level Education

Wisconsin Association for Middle Level Education (WAMLE)

Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)

Physical Education/Health

Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE)

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)

American School Health Association (ASHA)


School Administration

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (WASDA)

Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA)

Wisconsin Council of Special Services (WCASS)

American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

National Association for Pupil Services Association  (NAPSA)


School Counselor/ School Psychologist

Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA)

Wisconsin Association of School Psychologist (WSPA)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

National Association of School Psychologist (NASP)


School Nurse

Wisconsin Association of School Nurses (WASN)

National Association of School Nurses (NASN)


Special Education/Gifted/Alternative

Wisconsin Council of Special Services (WCASS)

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAID)


Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted (WATG)

American Association for Gifted Children (AAGC)

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)


National Alternative Education Association (NAEA)


Vocational and Technical Education

Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE)


Wisconsin Association of Ag Educators (WAAE)

National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE)


Wisconsin Family and Consumer Educators (WFCE)

Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Science (WAFCS)

National Association of Teacher Educators for Family and Consumer Education (NATEFACS 

American Association of Family and Consumer Science (AAFCS)

National Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Science (NATFACS)


Wisconsin Technology and Engineering Education (WTEA)

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)

State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)


Wisconsin Educators of Business and Information Technology (WEBIT)

National Business Education Association (NBEA)


National Economics Teaching Association (NETA)

National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE)