Professional Organizations for Teachers
Below are 2 professional organizations for teachers.
1. Visit each of the websites listed below. Write a paragraph that justifies or explains the benefits of teachers being involved in professional organizations such as these. Help us understand the goals, missions, and values of these organizations. (1 paragraph critiquing/comparing both).
2. Search for one another professional organization but that is more content-specific, such as The Reading League www.thereadingleague.org (Links to an external site.) . Write a paragraph giving details and information on the benefits of this organization. (1 paragraph)
National Education Association
“The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and more than 14,000 communities across the United States.”
American Federation of Teachers
“The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare, and public services for our students, their families, and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining, and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.”
2. Another website of your choice such as: