Partners play a key role in helping the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring establish a national network that encourages stakeholders to learn about and use proven progress monitoring methods. All links listed below open in separate windows.
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
The AFT strives to improve the lives of members and their families; to give voice to their legitimate professional, economic, and social aspirations; to strengthen the institutions in which they work; to improve the quality of the services provided; to bring together all members to assist and support one another; and to promote democracy, human rights, and freedom in the union, in the nation, and throughout the world.
Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
ACEI has a mission 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.
Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)
CASE is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children that provides service to local administrators of special education. Its 5,200 members are primarily local administrators, although some members are state level administrators and others are faculty engaged in the preparation of special education administrators. Students in the field of special education administration are also members of CASE.
Council for Educational Diagnostic Services (CEDS)
CEDS is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children that ensures the highest quality of diagnostic and prescriptive procedures involved in the education of individuals with disabilities and/or who are gifted.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
International Reading Association (IRA)
The IRA seeks to promote high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction through studying the reading processes and teaching techniques; serving as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of reading research through conferences, journals, and other publications; and actively encouraging the lifetime reading habit.
National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE)
NABSE is the nation's largest network of African American educators. NABSE is dedicated to improving the educational accomplishments of African American youth through the development and deployment of instructional and motivational methods that increase levels of inspiration, attendance, and overall achievement.
National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
NAESP has a mission to lead in the advocacy and support for elementary and middle level principals and other education leaders in their commitment to all children.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP represents and supports school psychology through leadership to enhance the mental health and educational competence of all children.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)
NASDSE provides support to all states and territories in the delivery of quality education to children and youth with disabilities through training, technical assistance, research, policy development and the development and modeling of powerful collaborative relationships with other organizations and all constituencies.
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
NCLD increases opportunities for all individuals with learning disabilities to achieve their potential.
National Education Association (NEA)
NEA is the nation's leading organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. The mission statement reads: "To fulfill the promise of a democratic society, the National Education Association shall promote the cause of quality public education and advance the profession of education; expand the rights and further the interest of educational employees; and advocate human, civil, and economic rights for all."
Regional Resource and Federal Centers Network
The Federal Resource Center for Special Education offers contact information for all the Office of Special Education Programs technical assistance and dissemination projects. The regional resource centers (RCCs) provide technical assistance to state education associations (SEAs), state departments of education, and state departments of special education.
Self Reliance Foundation ~ Acceso Hispano
The Self Reliance Foundation works to empower disadvantaged minorities by disseminating practical information and facilitating access to community-based services.
Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative (USELC)
USELC is a network of special education leaders from urban school districts around the country that gives its members unique opportunities to share research, information, and ideas about what works and why in urban school districts. The collaborative accomplishes its leadership development mission by providing training, personalized technical assistance, policy-sharing, and distance-learning opportunities.