Professional Organizations

2017-18 TTSM Officers (left to right: Savannah Sprague, Brittany Besnyl, Timothy Hughes, Kim Ortiz, Taylor Myhre, Shavonne Donoghue) 

There are several reasons for participating in professional organizations related to your (aspired) career choice.  In some professions, memberships to professional organizations are required in order to obtain licensing and/or advancement.  Perhaps, the most common reason to join professional organizations is obtaining instant association with the individuals who are most serious in the industry.  Furthermore, your membership addsto your credibility as a professional.

Membership benefits often include:

  • Networking
  • Discounts
  • Scholarships or Grants
  • Conferences and Conventions
  • Online Access to Forums
  • Magazines or Newsletters

Some on- and off-campus organizations related to teaching are:

On-Campus Organizations:

  • Tomorrow's Teachers in Science and Math (TTSM)
    TTSM provides support to future science and mathematics educators by meeting on campus on a regular basis with a common goal to develop and prepare its members for a successful career in STEM education. The organization provides many networking opportunities at and within the community. Membership is FREE.
  • Explore others through UCR Student Life

Off-Campus Organizations (student membership rates are often available):

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

California Teach Science Mathematics Initiative
1315 Pierce Hall

Tel: (951) 827-4970
Fax: (951) 827-4971
E-mail: smi@ucr.edu

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