For Educators

Organizations Dedicated to Education

Association of American Educators

The Association of American Educators provides information about how to join the organization as well as resources for members and non-members. The site has a plethora of resources for educators to access, including Coronavirus resources, and also provide articles about current education topics.

Early Childhood

Childhood Education International

This organization works to provide solutions to education challenges through development opportunities, technical assistance, and consultation services. Their goal is to grant every child access to quality education that will assist them in their overall well-being.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

This organization is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all children. Their goal is to connect early childhood practice, policy, and research for educators to advance the learning of young children.

Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (OAEYC)

The Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children can be joined by educators for $35 and provides access to OAEYCs digital resources such as trainings and webinars.

Middle School

Association for Middle Level Education

AMLE works to assist educators focused on middle school students to reach each of their students and help them to grow through knowledge. This website provides information on how to become a member along with resources for educators to grow through.

Public Education

National Education Association (NEA)

More than 3 million strong, this organization consists of educators, students, parents, and more who believe in the ability of public education to transform lives. The website offers information on grants and funding, tools and trainings, and how to get involved.

Ohio Education Association

The Ohio Education Association (OEA) provides information on educational topics that concern students and their education. The site also provides resources for members and a list of online events for educators as well as information on legislative policies that affect educators and their classrooms.

Special Education

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

As the largest international professional organization focused on improving education for gifted children, the Council for Exceptional Children advocates for appropriate policies, sets professional standards, and helps provide necessary resources for educators. The website provides online learning for educators as well as information on how to join the organization.

Division for Early Childhood of the CEC

The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the CEC provides resources for educators ranging from articles to webinars. Many of these resources are available without membership, but there are more for members of the DEC.

FirstBook Free Resources:

10 Free eBooks for 56 Days

As many schools switch to an online format, KidLit TV is offering the ability to allow kids of all ages and their caregivers to download up to 10 eBooks at a time to their mobile devices. The website has information on how to do so as well as other resources for educators and young students.

Free Resources

These free online resources from First Book’s Accelerator™ range from information on race and racism to diversity in STEM. The resources offered are downloadable and there is also links to resources that can be bought.

Imagination Library

Imagination Library

Started in 1995, the Imagination Library has reached five countries and donates over 1 million free books every month to children all around the world. The website also provides resources for parents and educators and information on how to become involved in the organization.

KidLit TV

KidLit TV works to create an appreciation of reading in young children through the collaboration of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and filmmakers.

Shannon McClintock Miller’s, Our Library Website/Page

The Van Meter School Library

The Van Meter School Library provides a virtual library to all visitors with resources like audio books and research guides.

Book Trailers

This website includes a list of book trailers from a wide variety of children’s and young adult books. The site links Youtube videos where the trailers can be accessed and watched.


The Overdrive Resource Center is designed to aid libraries and schools in increasing circulation, to find new users, and to expand the use of digital collections. The website provides resources for marketing, collection development, and apps as well as a blog with updated topics that relate to the learning community.