Member Organizations

To see contact information for each organization, please download the 2015 CEF Membership Directory (updated October 2015).

  1. AASA, the School Superintendents Association (AASA)
  2. Afterschool Alliance
  3. Allegheny Intermediate Unit (aiu3)
  4. Alliance for Excellent Education (AEE)
  5. American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
  6. American Association of Classified School Employees (AACSE)
  7. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  8. American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  9. American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU)
  10. American Council on Education (ACE)
  11. American Counseling Association (ACA)
  12. American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  13. American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA)
  14. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
  15. American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
  16. American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
  17. American Institutes for Research (AIR)
  18. American Library Association (ALA)
  19. American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  20. American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  21. American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  22. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  23. American Student Association of Community Colleges (ASACC)
  24. Apollo Education Group
  25. ASCD
  26. Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE)
  27. Association of American Publishers (AAP)
  28. Association of American Universities (AAU)
  29. Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)
  30. Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities (AJCU)


  1. Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)
  2. Association of Public Television Stations (APTS)
  3. Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO)
  4. Boston University (BU)
  5. California Department of Education (CDE)
  6. California State University Office of Federal Relations (CSU)
  7. Center for Research & Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University (CRRE)
  8. Center on Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
  9. Citizen Schools
  10. Coalition for Higher Education Assistance Organizations (COHEAO)
  11. Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE)
  12. Consortium for School Networking (COSN)
  13. Council for a Strong America (CSA)
  14. Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  15. Council for Opportunity in Education (COE)
  16. Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)
  17. Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)
  18. Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS)
  19. DeVry Education Group
  20. Easter Seals
  21. Education Industry Association (EIA)
  22. FED ED
  23. Federal Management Strategies
  24. First Focus Campaign for Children
  25. George Washington University (GWU)
  26. Georgetown University Office of Federal Relations
  27. Harvard University Office of Federal Relations
  28. Higher Education Consortium for Special Education (HESCE)
  29. IBM
  30. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  31. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  32. Kent State University
  33. Knowledge Alliance
  34. Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
  35. Magnet Schools of America, Inc. (MSA)
  36. Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA)
  37. National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  38. National Association for Music Education (NAFME)
  39. National Association of College Stores (NACS)
  40. National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
  41. National Association of Federally Impacted Schools (NAFIS)
  42. National Association of Graduate-Professional Students, Inc. (NAGPS)
  43. National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  44. National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC)
  45. National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  46. National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)


  1. National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc)
  2. National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)
  3. National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs (NASSGAP)
  4. National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  5. National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB)
  6. National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
  7. National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)
  8. National Coalition of Classified Education Support Employee Unions (NCCESEU)
  9. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP)
  10. National Council of State Directors of Adult Education (NCSDAE)
  11. National Education Association (NEA)
  12. National HEP/CAMP Association
  13. National Indian Education Association (NIEA)
  14. National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA)
  15. National Rural Education Association (NREA)
  16. National School Boards Association (NSBA)
  17. National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
  18. National Superintendents Roundtable (NSR)
  19. National Title I Association (NASTID)
  20. Northwestern University
  21. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  22. Scholarship America
  23. School Biz Match
  24. School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA)
  25. Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  26. State University of New York (SUNY)
  27. Teach For America (TFA)
  28. Texas A&M University (TAMU)
  29. The College Board
  30. The Ohio State University (OSU)
  31. The Pell Alliance
  32. The Sheridan Group
  33. The Y (YMCA)
  34. UNCF
  35. United States Student Association (USSA)
  36. University of California (UC)
  37. University of Chicago
  38. University of Maryland (UMD)
  39. University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
  40. University of Pennsylvania Office of Government and Community Affairs (Penn)
  41. University of Southern California (USC)
  42. University of Wisconsin System (UWS)
  43. US Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG)
  44. Washington Partners, LLC


  1. WestEd

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