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EDF 2005: Introduction to the Teaching Profession-Somers: Law / Government / Professional Organizations

Legal & Governmental Resources for Educators

Teacher education is heavily influenced by legislative and legal action.  See the following links for direct sources of laws and legislation.

Statistical Sources

Federal, State, and Local Education Agencies

Education agencies can provide many sources of information such as:

  • Standards
  • Programs
  • Reports
  • Statistics and Data

National Teacher Organizations

Professional organizations can be valuable sources on the following:

  • Networking and Mentoring
  • Internships and Co-Ops
  • Scholarships
  • Conferences and Professional Development

National Teacher Associations