We’re a diverse network of people and organizations committed to advancing media literacy education.
NAMLE enhances growth in media literacy education in the US by organizing and providing national leadership, advocacy, networking, and information exchange. Together, our members weave a diverse network of people and organizations committed to advancing media literacy education as a new vision of literacy for the 21st century.
NAMLE is a proud part of the following coalitions, groups, and national initiatives.
The UNESCO Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Alliance is a groundbreaking effort to promote international cooperation to ensure that all citizens have access to media and information competencies. Yet, organizations from over eighty countries have agreed to join forces and stand together for change.
The Council of Communication Associations is an umbrella organization that currently includes six national and international communication associations. CCA was created to enhance the mission and facilitate the activities of its member associations, and to promote understanding and advancement of communication as an academic discipline.
The Teaching for Democracy Alliance is creating opportunities for teachers to learn about existing election and voting materials, related professional development, and a strong collective voice for democratic learning that will help teachers overcome the partisan noise and equip them to bring practical democracy lessons to their students.
Educating for American Democracy is an unprecedented effort that convened a diverse and cross-ideological group of scholars and educators to create a Roadmap to Educating for American Democracy— guidance and an inquiry framework that states, local school districts, and educators can use to transform teaching of history and civics to meet the needs of a diverse 21st century K–12 student body.