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College Resources:

Trade Schools, Colleges and Universities Guide - Leading online education portal lets you request free information from trade schools, colleges, and universities across the US and Canada.
www.trade-schools.net

Education Portal is a directory of colleges, career schools, and universities independently researched and categorized. The site is useful for prospective students who are trying to decide which school they should attend.
www.education-portal.com

Online Education Courses - Online Education Search is a search engine that will help you search for online education courses to start your online college education.
www.Online-education-search.org


Environmental Education:

EE-Link is a participant in the Environmental Education and Training Partnership (EETAP) of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
www.eelink.net


Fellowship and Scholarship Programs & Financial Aid:

Fulbright Program: Established in 1946, at the end of World War II, to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.
www.iie.org/fulbright/

Making A Difference Scholarships & Fellowships: A concise guide to mostly national awards based on community service, activism, and studies to make a better world. A great resource for students engaged in community service.
www.making-a-difference.com

Rhodes Scholarships: The oldest international fellowships initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902 now bring students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. The first American Scholars were elected in 1904.
www.rhodesscholar.org

Federal Student Financial Assistance Programs: From the US Department of Education, these programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing over $40 billion a year in grants, loans and work-study assistance.
www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/Students

The Scholarship Page: Search for scholarships by keyword or browse:
www.scholarship-page.com

The National Association of State Boardss of Education (NASBE) represents state and territorial boards of education. Our principal objectives include strenghthening state leadership in education policymaking: promoting excellence in education of all students; advocating equality of access to educational opportunity; and asuring continued citizen support for public education.
www.nasbe.org


General Education:

US Department of Education: www.ed.gov

New York State Education Department: www.nysed.gov

NYC Board of Education: www.nyce.net

New York State Board of Regents: www.regents.nysed.gov

National Center for Education Statistics: A division of the US Department of Education, NCES collects, analyzes and makes available data related to education in the US and other nations. www.nces.ed.gov

The National Education Association of New York: representing pre-K-12 and adult education teachers, educational support personnel, SUNY community college faculty staff, and retired members, NEA/NY is the state affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest public employee organization in the United States. www.neany.org

The Education Index: a service of Hobsons, an college and career publisher, the index lists sites by subject and by “lifestage” (i.e. preschoolers, college students, continuing education, etc.).
www.educationindex.com

American Library Association: www.ala.org

Education Online Search: A comprehensive directory of information on colleges and universities with simple forms to receive complimentary information. www.Education-Online-Search.com

Apreo: www.apreo.com


Higher Education:

The American Council on Education: founded in 1918, ACE is the nation's coordinating higher education association, representing the views of the higher and adult education community to policy makers, and offering services to its members. www.acenet.edu

The College Board: Sponsors the SAT and created the AP Program, among others. The site also provides college information. www.collegeboard.com

The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation: The state agency that helps people pay for college by administering the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), guaranteeing student loans, offering guidance and administering a College Savings program for students and families. www.hesc.com

Gradschools.com - The source for graduate school information including a directory of graduate school programs, searchable by subject and location. Education Directories Unlimited. www.gradschools.com

Online MBA Degree Programs - Gather a wealth of information on our online MBA programs and request information from schools like American InterContinental University Online (AIU Online), University Of Phoenix Online, Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University, and Cardean University online. Don't delay - learn more about the benefits of earning your MBA online! Remember: there's no commitment. Simply request information from whichever schools interest you. www.online-mba.biz


Language Resources:

free-English.com
free-English.com is an excellent site for ESL students wishing to improve their English spelling, grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structure skills. The site is user-friendly, easy to navigate and has been translated into 13 languages. Now FREE online English Assessment test available! www.free-english.com

free-TOEFL®.com
Unlimited access to a free full-length online practice TOEFL® Structure exam, as well as access to TOEFL® Listening, Writing, Reading and Structure Workbooks. Students and teachers can also order full-length practice exams just like the real TOEFL® exam. www.free-toefl.com

free-TOEIC®.com
Unlimited access to a full-length online TOEIC® practice exam with detailed answers. Also available are TOEIC®Workbooks, TOEIC® practice tests and TOEIC®exams tips. www.free-toeic.com

Lingo 24: Translation company for foreign language translation services. www.lingo24.com

Palmiche Press: Math algorithms for the English Learner, available on-line. Palmiche Press is an independent publisher of ESL materials for K-12 students and adult learners. The company's offerings include mathematics as well as English for the Health Care Worker. www.palmichepress.com


Museums and Libraries as Educators:

Bank Street College of Education’s Museum Education program. www.bnkst.edu

Educators’ Guide to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City: www.amnh.org/education/educatorsguide.html

Education Resources at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: www.metmuseum.org/education/index.asp

Department of Education at the Museum of Modern Art: www.moma.org/docs/education/

Education at the Guggenheim Museum:
www.guggenheim.org/education/index.html

Learning at the Museum of the City of New York:
www.mcny.org

El Museo del Bario’s Educational Programs: www.elmuseo.org/edu.html

The Brooklyn Expedition: A collaborative project of the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Brooklyn Public Library, this site is organized around content themes that users can explore by looking at museum objects and library materials. www.brooklynexpedition.org

CLASP, the Connecting Libraries and Schools Project: A library-school partnership that links K-8 students and the three New York City public library systems.
www.nypl.org/branch/services/clasp/casp.html

Scholars in Residence Program at the Schomburg Center: The program offers scholars an opportunity to pursue independent projects at the Sschomburg Center, a repository for, and an integral part of, black history and culture. A broad range of educational and cultural activities in the Center's auditorium and exhibition spaces keeps the spirit of creativity alive throughout the year.
www.nypl.org/research/sc/scholars/index.html


Online Educational Magazines:

National Geographic.com
For the past five years Rethinking Schools Online has provided news, commentary, and resources to teachers, teacher-educators and others interested in schools and education issues. Rethinking Schools approaches every issue from a social-justice perspective, and always with the needs of real teachers in real classrooms first and foremost. www.rethinkingschools.org


Online Learning:

Online-Degree-Information.com - Are you searching for online degree information? This site is dedicated to providing a data base for finding online degree schools and programs.
www.online-degree-information.com

Online Degree Programs by Directory of Schools
Online Degree Programs from the Directory of Schools for college and university students seeking online degrees via Distance Education Programs in the USA or Canada.
www.directoryofschools.com

Online Degree Resources
Advance your career and your life with the right online degree. Use our Online Degree Resources to simplify your search for an accredited online university. www.online-degrees-resource.com

Online Education Information Center
Online education offers the rewards of a traditional degree with the flexibility of creating your own schedule. Use our extensive information center to find a university that fits your needs.
www.online-education-degrees.org

Online Degrees & Online Education Information Center
Let us help you find an accredited online university where you can earn an associates, bachelors, masters, or even doctorate degree.
www.online-degrees-education.net


Parenting Resources:

The National Parenting Center: Dedicated to providing parents with comprehensive and responsible guidance from the world's most renowned child-rearing authorities. www.tnpc.com

Leadership Training Courses - Leadership training courses and associated links.
http://www.leadership-training-courses.com

Dr. Toy's Guide - Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D., Director of the Institute of Childhood Resources, writes Dr. Toy’s Guide and is author of new book Smart Play/Smart Toys: How to Raise a Child with a High P.Q. (Play Quotient) Educational Insights. - www.drtoy.com

Teen Boarding Schools - Resources for parents looking to place their troubled teen in a specialty boarding school. - www.myboardingschool.com


Special Education:

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: A service of the Library of Congress, NLS administers a free library program of braille and recorded materials circulated to eligible borrowers by postage-free mail through a network of cooperating libraries. lcweb.loc.gov/nls

The New York Institute for Special Education: A private, nonprofit, nonsectarian educational facility which provides programs for children who are blind or visually disabled, emotionally and learning disabled and preschoolers who are developmentally delayed. www.nyise.org

Special Education Resources on the Internet: a collection of internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. seriweb.com

The Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities: An office of the New York State Education Department, VESID promotes educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities while ensuring that they receive the rights and protection to which they are entitled. web.nysed.gov/vesid/special.html

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services: An office of the US Department of Education, OSERS supports programs that assist in educating children with special needs, provides for the rehabilitation of youth and adults with disabilities, and supports research to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS

Special Education Resources from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/specialed/

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities: www.nichcy.org

Reach Institute: Reach is a world leader in bringing hope and help to parents and professionals who believe that all children deserve a chance to reach their potential. www.reachinstitute.org


Study Abroad:

Studyabroad.com - The source for study abroad information, including a directory of study abroad programs, searchable by subject and location, and country-specific destination information.
www.studyabroad.com


Teacher Resources:

Reading Reform Foundation of New York - Reading Reform Foundation of New York has adhered to its original mission: to improve reading instruction. Reading Reform Foundation's excellent courses and training give teachers the knowledge that most of the English language is predictable and logical if one understands the phonetic basis of the language and its approximately two dozen spelling rules. www.readingreformny.org

Edulink.com - Providing efficient, economical services to international schools and educators.
www.edulink.com

CAMPS

Bank Street Summer Camp - The philosophy Bank Street School for Children is reflected in our summer programs. We are a child-centered, nurturing community. A large percentage of the staff are current Bank Street teachers, Bank Street graduate students and graduates of the School for Children.
www.bnkst.edu/camp


STUDENT Resources:

Homework Help: Math and Reading Help for Kids is a directory of articles offering tips for homework help, improving test scores, developing positive study habits, and more.
www.math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/article_directory/Homework_Help.html

JOURNALISM RESOURCES

JournalismTraining.org: Whether you’re an editor, reporter, broadcaster, designer, photographer or full-time freelancer, every journalist will benefit from a visit JournalismTraining.org. The site is full of professional development opportunities for everyone in the media industry.
www.journalismtraining.org/action/home

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