Organizational Resources

(Alphabetical Listing)

American Association of Physics Teachers

Meetings, membership program, and publication information

American Chemical Society

Resources for educators and students

American Educational Research Association

Meetings, publications, opportunities for fellowships and grants

American Geographical Society

Meetings, programs, publications, and a new project to improve K-12 geography curriculum and teacher preparation

American Geographical Institute

Conferences, curriculum materials, professional development, and career information

American Institute of Biological Sciences

Meetings, journals, student chapters, resources for teachers and students

American Institute of Physics

Information and resources for physics teachers and students

American Physical Society

Sponsors efforts to improve physics education, e.g., Physics Teacher Education Coalition

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

Conferences, teacher development, K-12 opportunities, career services for American Indians and Alaska Natives

American Society for Engineering Education

Lessons, publications, and other resources for K-12 engineering education

American Society for Microbiology

Information, resources and professional opportunities for middle and high school teachers

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

Publications, internships, and fellowships

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Meetings, publications, resources for K-12 and informal science education

Botanical Society of America

Resources for Educators

Building Engineering & Science Talent (BEST)

A public-private partnership dedicated to building a stronger, more diverse U.S. workforce in science, engineering, and technology by increasing participation of underrepresented groups

Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education

(Program of National Academy of Sciences)
Information about programs and staff, and a wide array of online publications

Environmental Literacy Council

Tools for teachers to help students develop environmental literacy

Geological Society of America

Lesson plans, resources, and other opportunities for students and teachers

Global Kids

Uses interactive and experiential methods to educate youth about critical international and foreign policy issues; provides students with opportunities for civic and global engagement; and provides educators with professional development that centers on strategies for integrating a youth development approach and international issues into their classrooms. Global Kids works primarily with students and schools in New York City, but has online programs.

Mathematical Association of America

News, meetings, publications, and online professional development courses

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)

Programs to support disadvantaged and underrepresented students to achieve academically in math, science and engineering and go on to attain math-based degrees

National Action Council for Minorities (NACME)

Focus on increasing the representation of African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers

National Association of Biology Teachers

Meetings, publications, resources, and professional development opportunities

National Association for Research in Science Teaching

Meetings, publications

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

News, job postings, meeting information, and tables of content for its journals

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Curricular resources to promote student knowledge about the environment and environmental health sciences

National Postdoctoral Association

Meetings, memberships, resources, data, job board


Resources for children, students, educators, in addition to information on life on earth, humans in space, and exploration of the universe

National Science Teachers Association

A NetGuide Gold Site, with journals, legislative updates, convention information, online resources, and more

National Society of Black Engineers

Meetings, membership, competitions and scholarships, publications

Peace Corps / Paul D. Coverdell Worldwise Schools

Publications, lessons plans, and other resources related to understanding other cultures, community development, and promoting tolerance


(From the journal Science)
Breaking science news and updates on the world of science from Science’s global news team. New items are posted each working day

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Meetings, memberships, jobs, publications, programs for K-12 students and teachers

Society of Women Engineers

Resources for parents and educators, programs to introduce young girls to the world of engineering and technology

U.S. Department of Education

An award-winning site, with news, publications, grant information, education statistics, and links

Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN)

Conferences, data, K-12 learning modules, publications