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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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We have the utmost confidence in the women and men who serve our nation’s students. Their professionalism and dedication will shine. Commit to priortizing the well-being of all of our children as we work through these disruptions together.






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Give Grace

posted by Melissa | January 27, 2022, 05:25 pm

Today's Post is a guest post by 2022 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Jessica Saum.


What started as a two week “break” to slow the spread in March of 2020, is showing no sign of going away as we rapidly approach the two year mark of life and education impacted by COVID.

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Teacher Uses AAE Grant for Document Camera

posted by Melissa | December 10, 2021, 10:20 am

Each year, AAE gives thousands of dollars away to teachers for use in their classrooms. These funds can go to professional development, to large classroom projects to just staple supplies. This week, we're featuring grant winner Jennifer Lambert. She used her funds to pay for a document camera. Of her purchase, she says:

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Is It Time to Move to a Four-Day School Week?

posted by Melissa | November 09, 2021, 11:25 am

The four-day school week first gained popularity after the recession of 2008, when schools were looking for ways to cut funds. In this model, students attend school for only four days, usually Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday, with the fifth day of the week being used for teacher planning. Because students go to school for fewer days, those school days tend to be longer than their five-day week counterparts. This model has been especially popular in rural areas, where one less day of the school week saves districts from bussing students long distances to the building. Teachers, who are always strapped for time and under stress, appreciate having a day to plan lessons, catch up on grading, and schedule appointments.

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