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Professional Organizations

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American Indian Science & Engineering Society: The American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization which nurtures building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values.
American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges: AMATYC is "devoted to providing a national forum for the improvement of the instruction of the mathematics in the first two years of college."

American Mathematical Society: The American Mathematical Society was founded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship.

American Statistical Association: The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 with the following mission: To promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.
Association for Women in Mathematics: Non-profit organization with the goal of encouraging women in the mathematical sciences. The organization represents "a broad spectrum of the mathematical community - from the United States and around the world. It was founded in 1971.
Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics: The Association was established in 1960 for the purpose of providing leadership and encouragement that will create an active interest in mathematics and its teaching.
Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences: The CBMS is an umbrella organization consisting of 16 professional societies all of which have as 1 of their primary objectives the increase or diffusion of knowledge in 1 or more of the mathematical sciences.
IEEE: Professional organization for Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Physical Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Technical Communications, Education, Management, Law, and Policy.
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications: Founded in 1982 through an NSF grant to bridge mathematical theory and applications. Goals include defining areas of research needed in the sciences and encouraging mathematicians to participate in the solutions of such problems.
International Association for Mathematical Geosciences: The aim of the IAMG is to promote international cooperation in theapplication and use of mathematics in geological research and technology.
International Commission on Mathematical Instruction, ICMI: A commission of the International Mathematical Union analyzing the similarities and differences in the secondary school teaching of mathematics among various countries.
International Mathematical Union IMU: IMU is an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization, with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in mathematics. It is a member of the International Council for Science (ICSU).
Mathematical Association of America: Originally chartered in 1915, the MAA Mission is "to advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level."
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS): NBPTS developed the professional standards that define what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do. NBPTS also administers National Board Certification.
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics: The council was established to "to provide ongoing experiences, information, and support to enable mathematics educators to assume leadership roles...NCSM Home Page is identified as Leadership in Mathematics Education: Network Communicate Support Motivate.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: NCTM is dedicated to providing the "vision and leadership necessary to improve the learning of mathematics by all students."

National Science Foundation: Created by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, NSF is an agency of the U.S. government.

Northwest Mathematics Interaction: NWMI is a project of the University of Washington Department of Mathematics and a team of Washington secondary and college math teachers. NWMI is funded by an Eisenhower Grant from the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Pi Mu Epsilon Pi Mu Epsilon, Inc.: PME is an honorary national mathematics society. It is a non-secret organization, whose purpose is the promotion of scholarly activity in mathematics among the students in academic institutions and among the staffs of qualified non-academic institutions.

PNW MAA: Pacific Northwest Section of MAA

School Science and Mathematics Association: A professional association and journal publisher for teacher educators and teachers of K-12 science and mathematics.

Transition Math Project: Homepage for Washington State Transition Math Project.
United States Department of Education: The U.S. Department of Education provides grants, financial aid, research, publications, programs and other opportunities.
Whatcom County Math Project: Formerly funded by a three year grant through the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,site provide information on math instruction and professional development needs across the partnership both at the high school and college level.
World Scientific and Engineering Society: The World Scientific and Engineering Society is a world, scientific, non-profit organization that... promotes the development and the unified consideration of new mathematical methods and computational techniques as well as their applications in science.