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The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.

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Tell AAE Your Amazing Teacher Story!

posted by Alana | April 30, 2015, 10:15 AM



With Teacher Appreciation Week in full swing, AAE would like to say THANKS to all the teachers out there who not only taught us our ABCs and 123s, but who also taught us to overcome obstacles in life, who encouraged us to follow our dreams, and who saw the true potential in us that others didn’t.

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AAE Congratulates the 2015 Teacher of the Year

posted by Alana | April 28, 2015, 04:46 PM


This week, High School English Teacher Shanna Peeples of Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas was announced as the 2015 Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers.

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Reform Matters: April 23rd, 2015

posted by Alana | April 23, 2015, 06:21 PM

In Focus:  The Cage-Busting Teacher

Many teachers feel powerless to enact change, but most resources and helpful guides have been directed at principals, district leaders, and school superintendents - until now. In his new book, "The Cage-Busting Teacher," Frederick M. Hess, director of education policies studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), explains how teachers can break out of the "cage" of routines, rules, and habits that exhaust and discourage even the most passionate teachers.