This is the address for the Association for Childhood Education International. The Mission of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) is to promote and support in the global community the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are committed to the needs of children in a changing society.
Maryland State Department of Education
This is the home page for the Maryland State Department of Education. The site covers a wide range of areas such as teacher education, assessment, and teacher certification.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) exists for the purpose of leading and consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive education for all young children.
The National Council for Acreditation of Teacher Education, more commonly referred to as NCATE, is the teaching profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century. NCATE’s performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P–12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher.