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American Council on Education (ACE)
ACE offers programs and services that enhance comprehensive internationalization on US campuses and situate US higher education in a global context. In addition, ACE works with international partners on higher education issues that have a global impact.

American Councils for International Education
Founded in 1974 as an association for area and language professionals, American Councils focuses its expertise on academic exchange, professional training, distance learning, curriculum and test development, delivery of technical assistance, research, evaluation and institution building.

American Association of Community Colleges, International Programs and Services 
This division of AACC assists community colleges in promoting global awareness, responsibility, intercultural understanding and engagement among students, faculty, staff and decision makers and raises recognition of the community college role in global education among key constituencies, nationally and internationally.

American Association of Colleges and Universities
Shared Futures: Global Learning and Social Responsibility is a multi-project, national initiative of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Shared Futures facilitates curricular change and faculty development on campuses nationwide. The initiative places questions of diversity, identity, citizenship and responsible action at the heart of global learning. Through an online social network, the initiative hopes to create new connections between educators.

Council on International Educational Exchange(CIEE)

Forum on Education Abroad (ForumEA)
The national organization of higher educational institutions is devoted solely to improving the quality of study abroad experience. Check the links to Resources (see under Research the Outcomes Assessment link) and Standards.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
The largest national organization dedicated to the full range of international education topics.

Institute of International Education (IIE)

US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Human Rights Watch 

UN Global Compact