Founded in 1943, the ASCD is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organizaton representing 175,000 educators from more than 135 countries. Membership comprises superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members. Its mission is to foster among educators a level of professional practice which ensures the success of young learners.
A forum and resource site for a growing community of over 3400 K-16 teachers, staff, and researchers engaged in professional development programs and assorted collaborative activities with colleagues. Members can hold real-time discussions and classes and interact via mailing lists and discussion boards.