Education, Leadership, & Policy: Selected Education Organizations
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National Education Policy Policy Center, newly created, focuses on high quality research on education policy. Read the following announcement: "With the demand for education research at its highest level in a generation but growing concern about the quality of such research, experts and researchers from across the United States today announced the establishment of the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). Housed in the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder, NEPC (nepc.colorado.edu) stands at the forefront of efforts to bring the highest quality education policy research to bear on policymaking and public understanding of key schooling issues."
Education Index helps others make more informed choices about education by submitting ratings & reviews for your school, university or college.
Ed/ ITLib Digital Library for Information Technology and Education includes peer-reviewed papers and articles on the latest research, developments, and applications related to educational technology and e-learning.
EPE Research Center is a division of Editorial Projects in Education, the non-profit organization that publishes Education Week. With a staff of full-time researchers, the Research Center conducts annual policy surveys, collects data, and performs analyses that appear in the Quality Counts, Technology Counts, and Diplomas Count annual issues of Education Week. The Center also manages the Education Counts database of state policy indicators, releases periodic special reports on a variety of topics, and contributes data and analysis to coverage in Education Week, Teacher Magazine, and edweek.org.
NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and The National Teacher Accreditation Council boards voted unanimously to create a new accrediting body, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, CAEP
National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is a nonpartisan research and advocacy group committed to restructuring the teaching profession, led by our vision that every child deserves effective teachers.
Sloan Consortium is an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education, helping institutions and individual educators improve the quality, scale, and breadth of education. Membership in the Sloan Consortium provides knowledge, practice, community, and direction for educators. Originally funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Sloan-C is now a non-profit, member sustained organization
The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) is an international consortium of prestigious research universities committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of children, schools and society. UCEA, as a consortium, symbolizes an important aspiration--advancing significantly the field of educational leadership through inter-institutional cooperation, communication, and contribution. Graduate Student Development: UCEA supports a number of programs and activities focused on the development of graduate students, from curriculum and program development initiatives to workshops for graduate students on publishing. During the UCEA convention, approximately 5 seminars are dedicated to graduate student development.
For more information on scholarly societies, check the Scholarly Societies Project. There is a section listing education societies.