All You Have to do to Show Your Support is Give Our Session a Thumbs Up!
posted by: Alana | December 15, 2016, 05:08 pm
AAE supports and serves educators in all school settings, including traditional public schools, private schools, and public charter schools. That's why we submitted a proposal to present at the 2017 National Charter Schools Conference in front of over 4,200 dedicated educators from across the nation. Now, a panel of our staff and members has a chance to present, but we need your immediate support to secure our spot by voting for our session! Continue Reading...
Member Spotlight: How Cristine Chang's AAE Classroom Grant Made the Difference
posted by: Alana | October 20, 2016, 10:20 am
As I gear up to start a new job and a new school year, my mom came to help me. Mid-August is not only my busiest time of year, but also my husband’s. I am so thankful that my mom is often able to come and help out. As I was discussing my new job with my mom last week, I explained how I’ve finally accepted my calling. Continue Reading...
The deadline is just weeks away for our semi-annual teacher scholarship and classroom grant awards. Submit your application by October 1st!
The formation of good character has been an essential part of schooling in America since Colonial times. Our Founding Fathers were great proponents of education because they knew that if their “experiment with democracy” were to survive, this new country needed a virtuous citizenry. The new nation needed schools, not just for literacy and numeracy, but to acquire the moral virtues necessary for a democratic citizenry: among them self-control, consideration of others, perseverance, and a sense of right and wrong.
AAE Tuition Discount Offers Keep Members at the Top of Their Field
posted by: Alana | July 07, 2016, 04:04 pm
AAE continues to be the fastest growing teachers association of its kind as more and more teachers choose AAE membership each and every day to represent their interests as teachers. And there are a great many factors that play into this growth, too, not the least of which being amazing benefits such as our tuition discount offers.
Though there are many things that make AAE members stand out from members of other educator associations, perhaps the greatest difference is that AAE member teachers subscribe to the AAE Code of Ethics.
The Importance of Revised Teacher Preparation Programs
posted by: Alana | May 05, 2016, 03:49 pm
I was raised hearing the phrase, “Those that can, do. Those that can’t, teach. Those that can’t teach, teach teachers.” Although this is a damning statement that greatly offends me as a classroom teacher of 29 years, I have wondered if there is any truth to it - at least the last part of that phrase.
AAE Member & Hope Street Group Fellow Jill Cullis Releases Teacher Prep Report with YOUR feedback!
posted by: Alana | March 18, 2016, 12:21 pm
AAE Chapter Leader Selected to be Chamber Panelist
posted by: Alana | February 19, 2016, 06:19 pm
BREAKING: Today has been a big day for educators nationwide. Oral arguments in the Friedrichs vs. CTA et. al. U.S. Supreme Court case were heard today to decide whether or not compulsory union fees infringe on a teacher's freedom of speech rights. The decision, expected this spring, could potentially end the practice of forced unionism for educators nationwide. Click here to read the legal transcripts fresh from the court room.
Wondering what the latest is on the Friedrichs case? Bookmark this page for the best resources and latest updates on the case!Continue Reading...
Congratulations Fall 2015 Wisconsin Scholarship & Grant Winners
posted by: Melissa | December 09, 2015, 07:25 pm
Today, we are pleased to announce AAE’s Wisconsin Teacher Scholarship and Classroom Grant award winners for the fall of 2015. These 15 teachers embody our core values with their dedication to the field and innovative initiatives. We couldn’t have chosen better!
Congratulations Fall 2015 National Scholarship & Grant Winners
posted by: Alana | December 08, 2015, 04:27 pm
Today, we are pleased to announce AAE’s National Teacher Scholarship and Classroom Grant award winners for the fall of 2015. These 15 teachers embody our core values with their dedication to the field and innovative initiatives. We couldn’t have chosen better!
The Hard Truth About Licensure Reciprocity: One AAE Teacher’s Story
posted by: Alana | December 04, 2015, 07:02 pm
By David Fassler
I recently moved to another state and learned firsthand the frustrations of being a fully qualified teacher in one state but not having your credentials recognized in another.
This September, AAE sat down with stakeholders from the monumental Fredrich's and Bain court cases to get an in-depth look at how these issues impact education.
Have you been considering AAE membership but haven't yet taken the plunge? Well here is your chance!
Friedrichs vs. CTA Will Ring in the New Year at the Supreme Court
posted by: Alana | November 25, 2015, 03:20 pm
In July the U.S Supreme Court decided that it would take up the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case. The case challenges the union’s ability to collect dues from employees who may not wish to be a part of the union, or object to the use of their dues on issues which they fundamentally disagree with.
AAE-PACE Member & Hope Street Group Fellow Needs Your Help!
posted by: Alana | October 19, 2015, 02:13 pm
Hope Street Group Teacher Fellows like AAE-PACE member Jill Cullis are talking to teachers around the country about their ideas for improving teacher prep. They are collaborating on this project with several national leaders including American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and the U.S. Department of Education.