MSU ASCD is a student chapter of the professional organization, ASCD. Founded in 1943, ASCD is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents more than: 160,000 educators from 148 countries and nearly 60 affiliates.

MSU ASCD provides professional development and networking opportunities for MSU students related to all aspects of effective teaching and learning such as: standards based learning, assessment, differentiated instruction, teacher evaluation that supports learning, and strategies that increase achievement for all learners.

Joining MSU ASCD is free for all students. The benefits include

  1. Access to professional development workshops and conferences at MSU and NJASCD for discounted rates
  2. Membership and leadership opportunities great for your resume!
  3. Networking opportunities with outstanding professionals throughout the state and nation

For more information, please contact Dr. Nicole Barnes at