Alliance for Computers and Writing (ACW)
a national, non-profit organization committed to supporting teachers at all levels of computer-enhanced, computer-supported, and computer-based instruction
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AACE: Assoc for the Advancement of Computing in Education: an international, educational and professional not-for profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology.

ACE: Assembly on Computers in English: sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English. Membership in ACE is open to any NCTE members who are interested in learning more about integrating computer technology in their teaching

Alliance for Community College Innovation: an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the potential of community colleges. 

ALN: Asynchronous Learning Networks: defined as people networks for anytime - anywhere learning

American Association of Community Colleges: AACC is the national voice for the nation's 1151 accredited two-year colleges and their 10 million students. 

American Association of Higher Education(AAHE): envisions a higher education enterprise that helps all Americans achieve the deep, lifelong learning they need to grow as individuals, participate in the democratic process, and succeed in a global economy

American Federation of Teachers (AFT): represents 1 million teachers, school support staff, higher education faculty and staff, health care professionals, and state and municipal employees.

Association for Computing in the Humanities (ACH): professional society for people working in computer-aided research in literature and language studies, history, philosophy, and other humanities disciplines, and especially research involving the manipulation and analysis of textual materials

Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW): provides registered users with information on technical and professional writing

Campus Computing Project: major web surveys: focuses on the use of information technology in higher education. 

CCCC: Conference on College Composition and Communication: organizes a yearly conference for discussions on college composition and communication

CELA: Center on English Learning and Achievement: funded by US Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and  Improvement (OERI) to conduct research dedicated to gaining knowledge to improve students' English and literacy achievement in schools across America. 

EDUCAUSE: advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

Epiphany Project: Computers and Writing: grant supported project that provided strategies and support to assist mainstream writing faculty with integrating technology into their classroom. 

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online: an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web.

Internet Student News Network: The theory behind ISNN is a transformative pedagogy which allows students to write about real things in the real world for real people. 

League for Innovation in the Community College: an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the  community college movement.

Modern Languages Association (MLA): provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy.

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE): a professional organization of educators in English Studies, Literacy, and Language Arts. 

National Education Association (NEA): America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. 

National Writing Project: works to improve writing and learning in the nation's schools.

Society for Technical Communication: dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication

TECFA: an academic unit active in the field of educational technology 

WPA: Writing Program Administrators: a national association of college and university faculty with professional responsibilities or interests as directors of writing programs.