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Alaska Anthropological Association
Purpose: The Alaska Anthropological Association provides for communication between professional anthropologists, students, and non-professionals with a serious interest in Native and other cultures and languages of Alaska, past and present.
Contact: Alaska Anthropological Association, 200 West 34th St., Suite 736, Anchorage, AK 99503
Alaska Association for Historic Preservation
Purpose: The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation is dedicated to the preservation of Alaska's prehistoric and historic resources through education, promotion, and advocacy.
Offerings: AAHP annually identifies ten of the state's most endangered historic properties during National Historic Preservation Week.
Contact: Alaska Association for Historic Preservation, 524 West Fourth Ave., Suite 203, Anchorage, AK 99501
Alaska Council for the Social Studies
Purpose: The Alaska Council for the Social Studies engages and supports Alaskan teachers in strengthening and advocating social studies.
Offerings: Newsletter, Annual Conference
Contact: Mary Hayes, Membership Chair
7461 Setter, Anchorage, AK 99502, (907) 248-3458, FAX (907) 272-3976
Alaska Geographic Alliance
Purpose: The goal of the Alaska Geographic Alliance (AGA) is to prepare Alaska's students to function effectively in a global society through the development of geographic literacy.
Offerings: Professional Development Workshops, Summer Geography Institutes, Alaska: A Land in Motion (elementary text), Alaska Geography Bee, The Alliance Reporter (4 issues/yr.), Geography Awareness Week activities.
Contact: Louie Yannotti, Co-Coordinator, Department of Education & Early Development, 801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200, Juneau, AK 99801-1894, (907) 465-8720, FAX (907) 465-3396
Alaska Geographic Society
Purpose: The purpose of the Alaska Geographic Society is to teach many more to better know and use our natural resources.
Offerings: Newsletter Alaska Geographic, (4 issues/yr.)
Contact: Alaska Geographic Society, P.O. Box 93370, Anchorage, AK 99509, (907) 652-0164, FAX (907) 562-0479
Alaska Historical Society
Purpose: The Alaska Historical Society is a statewide organization dedicated to the promotion of Alaskan history through the exchange of ideas and information, the preservation and interpretation of resources, and the education of Alaskan about their heritage.
Offerings: Newsletter, Alaska History News, (4 issues/yr.), Annual Conference
Contact: Alaska Historical Society, P.O. Box 100299, Anchorage, AK 99510-0299, (907) 276-1596
Alaska Native Education Council
Purpose: Alaska Native Education Council
Contact: Alaska Native Education Council, 670 West Fireweed Lane, Anchorage, AK 99503
Alaska Staff Development Network
Purpose: The Alaska Staff Development Network is working together to make schools better. This is achieved by providing training and professional development working collaboratively with educational organizations throughout Alaska.
Offerings: Alaska School Leadership Academy, Academy of Applied Research in Education, Southcentral Alaska Instructional Improvement Academy, Alaska Technology Academy, Network's Distance Education, Alaska Restructuring Institute, Alaska Onward to Excellence, Alaska 2000 Professional Development Coalition, Inclusion 2000, Network Publications, Network's Technical Assistance Project, Network Materials Center
Contact: Kelly Tonsmeire or Roxanne Mourant, University of Alaska Southeast, 1108 "F" Street, Bill Ray Center, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: (907) 465-8745, Fax: (907) 465-2166
Alaska State Archives and Records Center
Purpose: The Alaska State Archives is the official depository for all non-current state government records of permanent historical and legal value.
Offerings: Information Packet available
Contact: Alaska State Archives and Records Center, 141 Willoughby Avenue, Juneau, AK 99801, (907) 465-2270
Alaska State Museums
Purpose: The Alaska State Museums (the Alaska State Museum and Sheldon Jackson Museum) identify, collect, preserve, and exhibit Alaska's material and natural history and provide public access to services and collections of the Museums.
Offerings: School Programs, Special Programs, Docent Training Lecture Series, Internships, Publications, videos and Learning Kits.
Contact: Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801, (907) 465-2901 FAX 465-2976
Sheldon Jackson Museum, 801 Lincoln Street, Sitka, AK 99835 (907)
Purpose: The mission of Junior Achievement of Alaska is to educate and inspire Alaska's young people to value free enterprise, understand economics, and be work force ready.
Offerings: Elementary School Programs: Ourselves, Our Families, Our Community, Our City, Our Region, Our Nation, Our World. Middle Grade Programs: Personal Economics, Enterprise in Action, The International Marketplace, ESIS, Project Business. High School Programs: Applied Economics, JA Company, Success Now, International Student Forum, Project Economics.
Contact: Junior Achievement, 9191 Old Seward Hwy. #12, Anchorage, AK 99515, (907) 344-0101
Keepers of the Treasures-Alaska
Purpose: Affiliated with the national organization, the Alaska Chapter of Keepers of the Treasures incorporated in 1992. It is a statewide organization to support the efforts of the indigenous peoples of Alaska in reclaiming, revitalizing, and perpetuating their diverse cultures.
Contact: Keepers of the Treasures-Alaska, C/O Arline J.
Moberg, 406 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 104, Anchorage, AK 99503
National Professional Educational Associations/Organizations
American Bar Association Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship
Purpose: The ABA/YEFC facilitates, supports, and promotes the work of state and local bar associations, educators, juvenile justice officials, and others to carry out law-related education (LRE) programs that meet the needs and interests of their communities.
Offerings: Publications; LRE Report, LRE Project Exchange, and Update on Law-Related Education. Annual Seminar: National LRE Leadership Seminar. Programs: Bar-School Partnership Program.
Contact: Staff Director, Charlotte C. Anderson, American Bar Association, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, (312)-988-5725
American Forum for Global Education
Purpose: Mission is to educate American citizens for responsible participation in their own communities and the nation in the context of an interdependent world.
Offerings: Newsletter ACCESS (6 issues/yr), Catalog of Publications
Contact: American Forum for Global Education, 45 John Street, Suite 1200, New York, NY 10038, (212)-742-8232
American Historical Association (AHA)
Offerings: Journal, Newsletter, Catalog of Publications
Contact: American Historical Association (AHA), 400 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20003, (202)-544-2422
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Purpose: ASCD's mission is to develop leadership for quality in education for all students.
Offerings: Educational Leadership (monthly journal). Annual Conference, Photo Contest, Educational Publications
Contact: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1453, (703)-549-9110, FAX (703)-549-3891
Association of American Geographers (AAG)
Offerings: Professional Journal, Newsletter
Contact: Association of American Geographers (AAG), 1710 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009, (202) 234-1450 FAX (2020) 234-2744
Center for Civic Education
Purpose: Develops materials which help students develop (1) an increased understanding of the institutions of our constitutional democracy and the fundamental principles and values upon which they are founded, (2) the skills necessary to participate as effective and responsible citizens, and (3) an understanding of and willingness to use democratic processes when participating in making decisions and managing conflict.
Offerings: Law in a Free Society, We the People, and Justice and Liberty classroom materials, Teacher Training Materials, Project Services
Contact: Center for Civic Education, 5146 Douglas fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302-1467, (800) 350-4223
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Purpose: Constitutional Rights Foundation
Offerings: CRF helps in planning and implementing teacher training programs, advisory boards, Law Day events, youth conferences, mock trial competitions and fund-raising events. Curriculum materials are available for youth in elementary and secondary schools for government, U.S. history, international affairs, geography, and law courses.
Contact: Project Director, Carolyn Pereira, CRF/Chicago Office, 407 S. Dearborn, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL, 60605, (312) 663-9057
Economics America/ National Council on Economic Education
Purpose: Economics America/National Council on Economic Education is a nonprofit partnership of leaders from business, education, and labor committed to expanding and improving economic education in the schools.
Offerings: Economics for Kids (3 issues/yr), The Senior Economist (4 issues/yr), Journal of Economic Education (4 issues /yr), Catalog of Publications
Contact: Economics America/National Council on Economic Education 32 Park Avenue, South, New York, NY 10016 (800) 338-1192
Educational Resources Information Center Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education (ERIC/ChESS)
Purpose: ERIC is a national information system designed to provide users with ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature. The ERIC system consists of 16 subject-specific clearinghouses; several adjunct clearinghouses; and support components, including ACCESS ERIC.
Offerings: Database; Bibliographic and abstract information of articles from 800 education-related journals, curriculum materials, papers, conference proceedings and literature reviews can be found on the database. ERIC Document Reproduction Service 1-800-443-ERIC
Resources in Education (monthly journal) Publications, Each ERIC clearinghouse develops and disseminates its own publications.
Contact: ACCESS ERIC, 1600 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD
20850. 1-800-LET-ERIC Internet: email@example.com
Educators for Social Responsibility
Purpose: Educators for Social Responsibility provides critical support for pioneering educators working to reform school curricula and structure, emphasizing conflict resolution, critical thinking, and democratic participation.
Offerings: Newsletter , Publications, Curriculum Materials and Workshops.
Contact: Educators for Social Responsibility, 23 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, 1-800-370-2515
Federal Reserve System
Purpose: The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States and it's overall goal is to keep the economy and money flow balanced.
Offerings: Public Information Materials, a catalog of publications designed to increase public understanding of the functions and operations of the FRS, monetary policy, financial markets and institutions, consumer finance and the economy.
Contact: Federal Reserve System, Public Information Department, P.O. Box 7702, San Francisco, CA 94120, (415)-974-2163
National Archives and Records Administration
Purpose: The National Archives and Records Administration preserves and makes available for reference and research the permanently valuable records of the U.S. government.
Offerings: Catalog of Publications, Technical Assistance
Contact: National Archives and Records Administration
References Services Branch, Washington, DC 20408, (202)-523-3218.
Anchorage Branch, 654 W. 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501, (907)
National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)
Purpose: National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)
Offerings: Journal of Geography (bi-monthly), Perspective (Newsletter 5 issues/ yr), National Geography Olympiad, Awards Programs, Annual Meetings, Catalog of Publications
Contact: National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE), 16-A Leonard Hall, Indiana, University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705, (412)-357-6290
National Council for History Education
Purpose: The National Council for History Education links history in the schools with many activities sponsored by state and local organizations. It provides a communications network for all advocates of history education, whether in schools, colleges, museums, historical societies, humanities councils, or community organizations.
Offerings: Teacher Training, History Matters (Newsletter 10 issues/yr), Information about Summer History Institutes
Contact: National Council for History Education, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145-4656, (216)-835-1776 FAX (216)-835-1295
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
Purpose: The National Council for the Social Studies engages and supports teachers in strengthening and advocating social studies.
Offerings: Social Studies and the Young Learner (quarterly Journal), Social Education (bi-monthly Journal), Annual Conference
Contact: National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), 3501 Newark Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016, 202-966-7840 FAX (202)-966-2061
National Diffusion Network
Purpose: The National Diffusion Network
Offerings: Choices for the 21st Century, Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior, Institute for Political and Legal Education (IPLE), Kids Voting USA, Law in a Changing Society, Past Is Prologue, Religion In Human Culture (RIHC), Respecting Ethnic And Cultural Heritage (REACH)
Contact: NDN State Facilitator, Alaska Department of
Education & Early Development, 801 W. 10th St., Suite 200, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: (907)
465-8723, Fax: 465-3396
National Geographic Society (NGS)
Purpose: The mission of the National Geographic Society is to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge.
Offerings: Geography Education Program, Geographic Alliance Network, Teacher Education, National Geography Bee. Publications: National Geographic Magazine, WORLD Magazine, Resource Guide (integrating TV Specials into curriculum), and Educational Media Catalog
Contact: National Geographic Society (NGS), Geography Education Division, 1145 17th Street N.W., Washington, DC 20036-4688, (202) 775-6701, FAX (202) 429-5701
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
Purpose: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory purpose is to assist schools and communities in improving educational outcomes for children, youth, and adults.
Offerings: Training, technical assistance, and resource materials.
Contact: Rex Hagans, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 101 S.W. Main Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204, Phone: (503) 275-9500, Fax: (503) 275-9489
Organization of American Historians
Purpose: The object of the Organization shall be to promote historical study and research in the field of American history and to do all things necessary and proper to accomplish this purpose.
Offerings: Journal of American History, Magazine of History, OAH Newsletter, Annual Meetings
Contact: Organization of American Historians, 112 North Bryan Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47408-4199, Phone (812) 855-7311, Fax (812) 855-0696
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International Phi Alpha Delta Public Service Center
Purpose: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International Phi Alpha Delta Public Service Center
Offerings: Teaching Materials, Various Publications, PAD Partnership Program: PAD Law School Chapters
Contact: Phi Alpha Delta Public Service Center, 1511 K Street, NW, Suite 611, Washington, D.C., (202) 638-2898 FAX (202) 638-2919
Society for American Archaeology
Purpose: The purpose of the Society for American Archaeology is to share archaeology with the public.
Offerings: Newsletter, Archaeology and Public Education provides feature articles, lesson plans and news about educational resources.
Contact: Society for American Archaeology, 900 Second
Street NE #12, Washington D.C. 20002-3557 (202) 789-8200 FAX (202)
Purpose: The United Nations is an international organization comprising most of the countries of the world, formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and economic development.
Offerings: General information publications; educational children's books; Publications on Human Rights/Tolerance; Environment and Development; and Peace. Various periodicals. UN information is also available on the internet.
Contact: UN Publications, Room DC2-0853 Dept. D005, New York, NY 10017.
(212) 963-8302 FAX (212) 963-3489