"The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology."
"The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) and its members use evidence-based performance improvement research and practices to effect sustainable, measurable results, and add value to stakeholders in the private, public, and social sectors."
"As the creator and steward of the definitive education technology standards, our mission is to empower learners to flourish in a connected world by cultivating a passionate professional learning community, linking educators and partners, leveraging knowledge and expertise, advocating for strategic policies, and continually improving learning and teaching."
“The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime. OLC inspires innovation and quality through an extensive set of resources, including best-practice publications, quality benchmarking, leading-edge instruction, community-driven conferences, practitioner-based and empirical research, and expert guidance. The growing OLC community includes faculty members, administrators, trainers, instructional designers, and other learning professionals, as well as educational institutions, professional societies, and corporate enterprises.“
"The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education is an international association of individual teacher educators, and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development."
"The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit membership association launched by state education agency leaders in 2001 to serve, support and represent their emerging interests and needs with respect to the use of technology for teaching, learning, and school operations."
“WCET is the leader in the practice, policy, & advocacy of digital learning in higher education. We are a member-driven organization that brings together colleges, universities, higher education organizations, and companies to collectively improve the quality and reach of digital learning programs.”
"Florida Association for Media in Education provides leadership and support to school librarians through advocacy on the local, state, and national levels; targeted professional development; and promotion of literacy and technology-integration initiatives resulting in student success from effective school library programs."
"A State association founded in 1964, the Florida Association of Educational Data Systems (FAEDS) is the oldest Florida professional association dedicated to the advancement of educational technology."
Purpose: "Promote the enhancement of the instructional process through the effective use and integration of technology -- Promote cooperation and communication among the district and state leaders who impact technology use in education -- Positively influence legislation and policies regarding funding, development, and integration of instructional technology use in Florida -- Recognize the vital role of the instructional technology professional and promote professional growth opportunities."
Mission: "To establish a network of people whose focus is to provide support and cooperative programs and activities through videoconferencing and other distance learning technologies for the betterment of education, local economies, and the community -- To collaborate with educational institutions, cultural centers, community groups, service organizations, and government agencies -- To share knowledge, experiences, and information concerning strategies and technologies for the advancement of distance learning"
"The Florida Society for Technology in Education (FSTE) provides a cohesive, unified organization to represent the concerns of people who are interested in instructional technology in Florida. FSTE was originally established in 1985 as Florida Association for Computers in Education."