American Association of Teachers of Persian (AATP)
Founded in 1989. Annual membership: Full Members: $40, Students/Community School Teachers: $25, Institutional $200. AATP is a non-profit, professional organization whose objective shall be to advance and improve the study and teaching of the Persian language and culture; to promote research in the field of Persian language, linguistics, and literature; to further the common interests of teachers in the field; and to facilitate communication and professional cooperation among its members. President: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi, McGill University (514-398-4400 ext. 09578). Executive Secretary: Parvaneh Hosseini (520-665-9632).