Educator Resources

Female student
As an optometric educator, you are dedicated to protecting and promoting a positive image of optometrists for years to come. Here are some resources to help you and your students.

AOA Compass
Your students' personal guide to optometry school.

A "one-stop" resource for services to help students start their career and grow their practice.

AOA Political Action Committee (PAC)
Ensure optometry's voice is heard. You and your students are encouraged to get involved today.

AOA Special Interest Section Membership
Do you have students interested in specializing in Sports Vision, Contact Lens & Cornea or Vision Rehabilitation? Special interest section membership is included for students with AOA/AOSA membership.

Participating AOA member ODs provide comprehensive eye and vision assessments for infants within the first year of life.

Since 1991, AOA member ODs provide services at no cost to people in need.

Optometric Educator Brochure
View your AOA member benefits, services and more.

AOA Publications

AOA News
Optometry's best-read publication that helps you stay current on the issues facing optometry.

Eyes on the Future
Quarterly e-newsletter for students, educators and new practitioners.