ASTA is a state chapter of the Association of American Educators.

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Who Are We

As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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Join ASTA for a Tele-Town Hall Event!

Are you an ASTA member or thinking of becoming an ASTA member? Are you interested in learning more about the fastest growing educational association in the state?
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ASTA in the News: The Face of Education is Changing

ASTA Executive Director Dr. Michele Linch's op-ed in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

Back-to-school season is upon us and another school year is taking shape. Whether you're fresh out of school, you're considering schooling options for a young student, or your oldest is graduating this year, take a moment to reflect on those inspiring educators who've helped shape your life.

As a state, we are at a crossroads with respect to education. Advocates from both sides of the aisle continue to champion policies that increase accountability in schools, strengthen school choice, and provide flexibility and innovation via technology initiatives. Transforming education for the 21st Century has become a top priority in Arkansas and nationwide.
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ASTA Celebrates National Employee Freedom Week 2014

Today, the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) joins with 79 partner organizations to celebrate National Employee Freedom Week (NEFW), a national campaign to promote employee rights of association.
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