Associations


Education-related associations. Feel free to submit any suggestions that might enhance this resource.

  • Educause is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.
  • The eLearning Guild is a member-driven online information center and Community of Practice for anyone involved in the design, development, and management of web-based educational or instructional content.
  • edACCESS provides support and networking for administrative computing staff at secondary schools and small colleges.
  • Online Learning Consortium helps learning organizations continually improve quality, scale, and breadth of their online programs, according to their own distinctive missions, so that education will become a part of everyday life, accessible and affordable for anyone, anywhere, at any time, in a wide variety of disciplines.
  • The Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET) is a membership-supported organization open to providers and users of educational technologies. Its mission is to promote and advance the effective use of technology in higher education.
  • Instructional Technology Council is an affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges established in 1977, ITC represents higher education institutions in the United States and Canada, and is leader in advancing distance education.
  • The Learning Times is an open community for education and training professionals. Members have free access to a wide range of opportunities and activities that include live webcasts and interviews with industry leaders, online debates and discussions, live coverage of industry conferences, and international working groups.
  • American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals.
  • University Professional & Continuing Education Association serves as an important resource to the profession. Its members rely on the Association for timely, cross-disciplinary perspectives on pressing concerns and for strategies that help them to respond the the expanding numbers of adults and non-traditional students seeking continuous learning opportunities.