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Faculty Professional Development ~ Approved Associations

(Updated 2/12/15)


List of Approved Professional Associations  
100 Black Women in Funeral Service
Academy Health
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)
Academy of Family Mediators
Academy of International Business
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (formerly - American Dietetic Association)
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Advertising Photographers of America
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
Aerospace Medical Association
Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI)
Air-Conditioning Contractors of American (ACCA)
American Academy of Religion
American Accounting Association
American Alliance for Health, PE, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
American Associate Degree Early Childhood Educators
American Association for Paralegal Education
American Association for Paralegal Educators
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Association for Women in Community Colleges
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
American Association of Community College
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA)
American Association of Museums
American Association of Philosophy Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Respiratory Care
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
American Association of University Professors
American Association on Mental Retardation
American Birding Association
American Chemical Society
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Healthcare Executives
American College Personnel Association
American Council of Learned Societies
American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
American Council on Exercise (ACE)
American Counseling Association
American Culinary Federation
American Culture Association
American Design and Drafting Association
American Dialect Society
American Educational Research Association
American Fisheries Society
American Geographic Society
American Geological Institute
American Health Information Management Association
American Historical Association
American Historical Society
American Institute of Architects
American Institute of Building Designers
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
American Jewish Historical Society
American Library Association
American Management Association
American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges,
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Nurses Association  
American Occupational Therapy Association 
American Ornithologist Union
American Physical Society
American Physical Therapy Association
American Political Science Association
American Professional Wound Care Association
American Psychological Association
American Public Health Association
American Records Management Association
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
American Society for Engineering Education 
American Society for Engineering Management
American Society for Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama
American Society for Nondestructive Testing
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics/Ex Biology
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
American Society for Microbiology 
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Criminology
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.  
American Society of Interior Designers
American Society of Mammalogists
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Media Photographers
American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
American Society of Picture Professionals
American Society of Radiologic Technologists
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
American Society of Training and Development
American Sociological Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Statistical Association
American Thoracic Society
American Vocational Association
American Welding Society
APICS-The Educational Society for Resource Management
Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA)
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (new)
Association for Biology Laboratory Educators
Association for Childhood Education International
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Association for Jewish Studies
Association for Psychological Types

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development   (ASCD)
Association for Symbolic Logic
Association for Talent Development (formerly, American Society of Training and Development)
Association of College and University Biology Educators
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS)
Association of Field Ornithologists
Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
Association on Higher Education and Disability  (AHEAD)
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Brain Injury Association of Virginia
Carolinas Symposium on British Studies
College Art Association
College Composition and Communication Conference (CCCC)
College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)
Colonial Waterbird Society
Communal Studies Association
Community College Humanities Association
Comparative and International Education Society
Computer Technology Industry Association (Comp TIA)
Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT)
Conference on British Studies
Conference on Exceptional Children
Consortium of College and University Media Centers
Council for Exceptional Children
Council On Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Educators
Digital Imaging Group
Eastern Psychological Association
Ecological Society of America
Electrical Contractors of Tidewater (ECAT)
FATE Foundations in Art: Theory and Education
Florida Historical Society
Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA)
Geological Society of America
Glass Art Society
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Hampton Roads Counseling Association
Hampton Roads Licensed Professorial Counselors Association
Healthcare  Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Help Desk Institute
History of Education Society
Human Anatomy and  Physiology Society 
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Information Technology Exchange (ITE)
Institute for Networking Professionals
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
Interior Design Educators Council
Interior Design Society (IDS)
International Association for Corrections and Forensic Psychology
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA)
International Association of Administrative Professionals
International Association of Chiefs of Police
International Association of Dance Medicine and Science
International Association of Directors of Law
International Association of Electrical Inspectors
International Building Code Council  (IBCC)
International Business Designers
International Coach Federation
International Communication Association
International Communications Industries Association
International Community Corrections Association
International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics
International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
International Education Committee
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)^2
International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
International Linguistics Association
International Montessori Educators
International Reading Association
International Society for Technology in Education
International Society of Automation (ISA)
International Sociological Organization
International Studies Association
International Webmasters Association (IWA-HWG)
Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education)
Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)
Linguistic Society of America
Mathematical Association of America
Medieval Academy of America
Mid Atlantic College Reading Association (MACRA)
Mid-America College Art Association
Mid-South Sociological Association
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
NASBITE International
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE)
National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)
National Association for the Education of Young Children  (NAEYC)
National Association of Biology Teachers 
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)
National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE)
National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE)
National Association of Forensic Economists
National Association of Geology Teachers
National Association of Photoshop Professionals
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Science Teachers
National Association of Social Workers  (NASW)
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
National Association of Veterans Program Administrators (NAVPA)
National Association on Higher Education and Disability
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA)
National Black MBA Association
National Business Education Association
National Career Development Association
National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
National Communication Association (NCA)
National Council for Continuing Education and Training
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Dance Association
National Education Association
National Funeral Directors Association
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
National League for Nursing
National Network of Health Career Programs at Two Year Colleges
National Orientation Directors Association
National Press Photographers Association
National Press Photographers Association
National Restaurant Association
National Science Teachers Association
National Society of Professional Engineers 
National Television Academy
National Tutoring Association
National Women's Studies Association
National Writing Center Association 
NCECA National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
Netware Users International (NUI)
Network Professionals Association (NPA)
New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS)
North American Association for Environmental Education
North American Nature Photographers Association
Omohundro Society for Early American History and Culture
Order of the Golden Rule
Organization of American Historians
Organization of American History
Phi Delta Kappa International
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society)
Photo Marketing Association International
Photographic Society of America
Picture Agency Council of America
Popular Culture Association
Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling
Professional Photographers of America
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Renaissance Society of America
Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Research Society on Alcoholism
Rhetoric Society of America
Royal Society of Arts
Safety and Flight Equipment Association (SAFE)
SESAH South Eastern Society of Art Historians
SEWCA South East Women's College Art Association
Sigma Xi (International Honor Society of Scientists)
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
Society for Human Resource Management
Society for Historical Archaeology
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Society for Military History
Society for Nautical Research
Society for Neuroscience
Society for Photographic Education
Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM)
Society for the History of the Early Republic
Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP)
Society for Utopian Studies
Society for the Study of Evolution
Society of Biblical Literature 
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
Society of Economic Petrologists and Mineralogists
Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education  (new)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Society of Mathematical Biology
Society of Utopian Studies
Society of Wetland Scientists
South Carolina Library Association
South Eastern Association for the Education of Young Children
Southeastern College Art Conference
Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators  (SASFAA)
Southern Association for Women Historians
Southern Criminal Justice Association
Southern Early Childhood  Association
Southern Economics Association
Southern Graphics Council
Southern Historical Association
Southern History Society
Southern Jewish Historical Society
Southern Sociological Association
Southern States Communication Association (SSCA)
Southern Virginia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Tidewater Association of Chemistry Teachers
Tidewater Chapter, Human Factors and Ergonomics
Tidewater District Society of Radiologic Technologists (TDSRT)
Tidewater Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International-Tower Toasters
Toastmasters International-Comm-Unity Speakers
Toastmasters International-CBN/Regent Toastmasters
Two-Year College Chemistry Conference 2YC3
Two-Year College English Association-Southeast  TYC-SE
United States Judo Association
VCCS Professional Development Peer Groups
Virginia Academy of Science
Virginia Adult Institute for Life-Long Learning
Virginia Association for Health, PE, Recreation and Dance (VAHPERD)
Virginia Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Virginia Association for Developmental Education (VADE)
Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education
Virginia Association of Allied Health Professions
Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
Virginia Association of Colleges and Employers
Virginia Association of Communication Arts and Sciences (VACAS)
Virginia Association of Employers and Colleges
Virginia Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (VAGARA)
Virginia Association of Science Teachers
Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA)
Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators
Virginia Association of Teachers of English
Virginia Baptist Historical Society
Virginia Beach Association of Teachers of English
Virginia Business Education Association
Virginia Career Development Association
Virginia College Personnel Association
Virginia Community College Association
Virginia Conference on International Education
Virginia Council for Associate Degree Nursing
Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Virginia Counselors Association
Virginia Educational Media Association
Virginia Funeral Directors Association
Virginia Geographic Alliance
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
Virginia Humanities Conference
Virginia League for Nursing
Virginia Library Association
Virginia Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges
Virginia Mediation Network
Virginia Nursing Association  
Virginia Occupational Therapy Association
Virginia Physical Therapy Association
Virginia Public Health Association
Virginia Psychological Association
Virginia Reading Assoc.
Virginia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Virginia Social Science Association
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants - Tidewater Chapter
Virginia Society of Radiologic Technologists (VSRT)
Virginia Society of Respiratory Care
Virginia State Bar
Virginia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (VATESOL)
Virginia Vocational Association 
Visual Resources Association
Washington Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Wedding and Portrait Photographers International
Wildlife Society
Wilson Ornithological Society
World Aquaculture Society
World History Association
Yoga Alliance

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