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The Association of American Educators produces several publications in pursuit of its mission to advance the teaching profession, including a monthly member newsletter,
Education Matters, a history of the National Education Association, Powerful Failure, and much more!




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Back-To-School Resource Guide

This publication was developed specifically for teachers who are eager to hit the ground running on their first day back to school. Articles include:

  • Classroom Tips & Tricks
  • Ice Breakers for Back-to-School
  • Back-to-School Night: Tips for Teachers, and so much more!

People who would like AAE's Back-To-School Resource Guide can find it on our professional development portal.

Members can look in their member communications for a coupon code providing them with FREE access.



New Teachers Matter

This publication was developed specifically with new teachers in mind. Learn about:

  • How to set up your classroom
  • Creating rules, routines, & procedures for the classroom
  • What to do on your first day of school, and so much more!

Are you a new teacher who is new to the profession? Educators who want New Teachers Matter can find it on our professional development portal.

Members can look in their member communications for a coupon code providing them with FREE access.



PD Matters

Every month, AAE sends members the latest professional development news through our PD Matters newsletter. If you're looking for professional development tips and tricks, PD Matters is the place to look.

This one-of-a-kind publication includes:

  • Featured books and readings of the month
  • Special teacher resources
  • Top picks from AAE's Professional Development Calendar, & more!

PD Matters is a member-only publication sent every month via email.

JOIN NOW to start receiving your monthly copy!



Monthly Member Update

AAE's Monthly Member Update provides exclusive information our members need to get the most out of their AAE membership experience.

From featured discounts to special AAE programs and offerings, this monthly publication is the one-stop shop for the latest AAE news and member offers.

JOIN NOW to start receiving your monthly copy!





Education Matters
Winter 2023

Feature Articles:

  • "Meet the AAE Foundation Advocacy Fellows for 2022-23"
  • "Scholarship and Grant Winners"
  • "Wellness Priorities for the New Year"
  • & More!


Education Matters:
Charters Edition

A spin off of our flagship monthly newsletter, this publication was developed specifically for teachers who face a unique set of challenges in public charter school settings.

From millennial charter school teachers who chose to be members of AAE to amazing charter schools who are doing it right - and getting results - this special edition of Education Matters gives charter leaders a deeper look into the world of charter school education through the eyes of teachers just like them!


AAE's National Member Survey

AAE gives teachers a voice by asking how they feel about the issues that matter most.

We make sure members are heard in Washington and in their state capitols by sending the results to education policymakers and stakeholders across the nation.

Find out what teachers said in our latest edition!

Powerful Failure
How the National Education Association fails to use its influence for education

This booklet chronicles the development, growth, and politicization of the largest educators’ union in America, the National Education Association (NEA).



Reform Matters

Looking for the latest breaking reform news? Check out AAE's online publication Reform Matters.

Resources in this publication include:

  • AAE reform blogs
  • AAE policy news
  • Timely articles, studies, and more!
Join AAE's email list and start receiving our Reform Matters publication directly to your inbox!