Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) Standards

The following professional organizations provide links to current standards for curriculum and educator preparation:

American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE)

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)

Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Division for Early Childhood (DEC)

Educational Leadership Constituents Council (ELCC)

International Reading Association (IRA)

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

National Art Education Association (NAEA)

National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)

National Science Teachers Association (NTSA)

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction – http://www.ncpublicschools.org/

North Carolina State Board of Education

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)