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The National Council of Teachers of English
A professional organization that is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, and an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers.

The Whole Language Umbrella (WLU)
WLU is an NCTE Conference made up of whole language support groups and individual professionals interested in developing and implementing whole language in educational institutions. WLU is based on a view of whole language as a dynamic philosophy of education.

The Conference on English Education
CEE serves those NCTE members who are engaged in the preparation, support, and continuing education of teachers of English language arts/literacy.

The International Reading Association
A membership organization of literacy professionals.

National Association for Multicultural Education
The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) was founded in 1990 to bring together individuals from all academic levels and disciplines and from diverse educational institutions, and other organizations, occupations and communities who had an interest in multicultural education. NAME is committed to a philosophy of inclusion that embraces the basic tenets of democracy and cultural pluralism.

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
A professional organization providing vision, leadership and professional development to support teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students.

The National Science Teachers Association
Founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, NSTA, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership of more than 55,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education.

The National Association for Bilingual Education
The only professional organization at the national level devoted to representing Bilingual Learners and Bilingual Education professionals.

The National Alliance of Black School Educators
The nation’s premiere non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation’s children - particularly children of African descent. NABSE is dedicated to improving both the educational experiences and accomplishments of African American youth through the development and use of instructional and motivational methods that increase levels of inspiration, attendance and overall achievement.

The International Society for Technology in Education
Provides leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education.

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