Formed in 1970, the AECT Foundation supports the charitable and educational activities of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), based on the conviction that the improvement of instruction in schools and colleges can be enhanced by the continued investigation and application of new systems for learning and by authentic assessment of communication techniques and technology. The purpose of the Foundation is to prepare and develop leaders and practitioners in our fields, to enlarge the body of knowledge available in the fields of educational communications and technology, and to encourage the dissemination of such knowledge.
The AECT Foundation:
Supports emerging professionals who will have an impact on education
Scholarships to support emerging professionals, young leaders in the field
Internships that develop future leaders in the field
Summer leadership participation that engages leaders in planning and action
Advances and disseminates knowledge and practice in our field
Recognize cutting edge research
Recognize innovative practice
Recognize lifelong contributions to knowledge and practice in the field
Disseminate knowledge and practice in the field (lecture series, library, etc.)
Develops global connections among professionals and professional practices
Donate to the AECT Foundation to support leadership development, knowledge dissemination, and development of global connections.
Wagner, Ellen (on leave)
Miller, T. Weston