College of Education students have ample opportunities to be involved in professional organizations. Students are encouraged to become actively involved in student and professional organizations to learn more about the field; develop strong communication and leadership skills; and network with students, faculty, and professionals.
ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with legislators and government leaders.
To promote life-long learning by the students of Illinois, AISLE will provide leadership and support for the development, promotion, and improvement of the school library media profession and programs in Illinois.
The Association of Teacher Educators was founded in 1920 and is an individual membership organization devoted solely to the improvement of teacher education both for school-based and post secondary teacher educators.
The Association for Middle Level Education is the leading national and international organization advancing the education of all students ages 10 to 15, helping them succeed as learners and make positive contributions to their communities and to the world.