ERIC Number: ED222493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Professional Organization Profiles. Report of Selected National Professional Associations.
Erwin, Barbara F.; Byers, Katharine V.
Representatives of 20 professional education associations were surveyed through questionnaires and interviews regarding their membership, their perceived needs in the education of handicapped students, professional development and dissemination activities, and collaborative efforts with other groups. This report from the National Inservice Network (NIN) presents a summary of the association representatives' responses to the survey: (1) American Association of Community and Junior Colleges; (2) American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education; (3) American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; (4) American Association of School Administrators; (5) American Federation of Teachers; (6) National Alliance of Black School Educators; (7) American Society of Allied Health Professionals; (8) American Personnel and Guidance Association; (9) Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; (10) National Art Education Association; (11) Council of Chief State School Officers; (12) ASPIRA; (13) Association of Childhood Education; (14) National Association of Elementary School Principals; (15) National Association of School Psychologists; (16) National Association of Secondary School Principals; (17) National Association of Social Workers; (18) National School Boards Association; (19) National School Volunteers Program; and (20) National Education Association. Included in this report is information on: (1) the needs identification procedures of the associations; (2) the professional activities and developments of the associations; (3) modes of information dissemination (journals, newsletters, etc.); and (4) areas of collaboration between the associations. Recommendations are offered on ways in which NIN can function more effectively to meet the identified organizational needs. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inservice Network, Bloomington, IN.