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Professional Excellence Landing

Professional Learning

Skills and topics educators need to join, stay in, and advance our profession.
At every stage of your career, AEA helps you grow into your passion and be a leader for your students.
Professional learning throughout an educator’s career is essential to achieving great public schools.

Teacher Professional Growth

Professional learning throughout an educator’s career is essential to achieving great public schools. Find out about crucial features and strategies to support professional learning.

ESP Professional Growth

To ensure a great public education for every student, education support professionals (ESPs) want and deserve high-quality professional learning and supports at every stage of their careers.

Micro-credentials

A micro-credential is a short, competency-based recognition. NEA offers over 175 micro-credentials that have been created by educators for educators.

Professional Learning Board

Sharing research-based, relevant, effective, respectful, cost-effective and timely professional development. We’re teachers. We understand.
Amber Gould
When I became a teacher, I knew that the way to improve the teaching profession was to belong to my professional association.
Quote by: Amber Gould, AEA Treasurer

Join AEA

What Are You Waiting For? No other professional organization does more for Arizona educators. With your support, we can protect our profession today, and for the next generation of educators.

Learn and Lead Podcast

The Learn and Lead Podcast is for educators, by educators, and we want to bring the world of Arizona public education to you and our thousands of members across the state. Our objective is to provide a platform for the voices of our educator leaders along with some amazing community allies and have conversations about those education topics that are on everyone’s mind.

What’s on Your Mind?

We’re here to help. Our community comes to us seeking tools (guides, fact sheets, trainings, and more) to help answer everyday questions. We’re here to support you in whatever you need.
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Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education

With more than 20,000 members, the Arizona Education Association (AEA) is the largest professional association for public school employees in Arizona. AEA members are teachers, community college professors, counselors, speech pathologists, bus drivers, secretaries, retired educators and student teachers and they belong to more than 150 local affiliates across Arizona.