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Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

An association describing itself as a community of educators, advocating sound policies and sharing best practices to achieve the success of each learner.

Association of Teacher Educators

An individual membership organization devoted solely to the improvement of teacher education both for school-based and post secondary teacher educators.


The national association dedicated to promoting lifelong activity through quality physical education programs for students and teachers throughout the United States.


Affiliated with AAHPERD, it advocates fitness and fun for all forever, with a focus on inclusive community-based programs.

American Association for Health Education

Affiliated with AAHPERD, AAHE serves health educators and other professionals who promote the health of all people. AAHE encourages, supports, and assists health professionals concerned with health promotion through education and other systematic strategies.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

A national voluntary association of higher education institutions and other organizations that is dedicated to ensuring the highest quality preparation and continuing professional development for teachers and school leaders in order to enhance PK-12 student learning.

American Education Research Association

The American Educational Research Association, founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and, by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

American Federation of Teachers

A national teachers union founded in 1916 to represent the economic, social and professional interests of classroom teachers.

American Heart Association

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Become a fundraiser for the American Heart Association with your elementary and middle school students while teaching the importance of cardiovascular activity and the prevention of heart disease in a day of fun for everyone!


Florida's state physical education and health professional association affiliated with AAHPERD and the Southern District Association. The Florida Alliance works closely with the Department of Education, voluntary agencies, universities and related associations to strengthen programs and professionals.


The AAHPERD association concerned with equity issues in sports. NAGWS champions equal funding, quality, and respect for girls' and women's sports.


The branch of AAHPERD that sets the National Standards for physical education and seeks to enhance knowledge and professional practice in sport and physical activity through scientific study and dissemination of research-based and experiential knowledge to members and the public.


The AAHPERD authority on dance, the NDA leads in promoting and supporting creative, artistic and healthy lifestyles through quality services and programs in dance and dance education.


Site provided by the National Education Association, the largest teachers' union in the United States, that addresses legislative issues in public schools.

Southern District AAHPERD

SDAAHPERD supports and promotes the aims of AAHPERD and assists in strengthening the state associations of the thirteen states which comprise this District: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Southern District AAHPERD serves as an advocate for quality programs that encourage healthy, physically active lifestyles.

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