• AAEA & UFT Albanian American Heritage Collaboration

AAEA and the UFT Albanian American Heritage Committee will partner to celebrate Teacher’s Day on Wednesday March 7th, 2018. An important part of AAEA’s mission is to work closely with professionals and experts to promote education and Albanian culture. We are excited that the UFT is embracing and supporting Educators of all ethnic groups and Read More …

• AAEA Announces Scholarship Opportunity

With the belief in the transformative power of education to make the world a better place, AAEA is offering students an opportunity to apply for a scholarship. The Scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to senior high school students that will be attending a college, university or vocational school. Our most valuable asset is Read More …

• St. Barnabas Albanian Club Spring Show

Westchester County Legislator, David Tubiolo has invited AAEA and the students from the Albanian Club at St. Barnabas High School to assist in the planning of the Albanian Heritage event to be held in Yonkers this spring. Students will help with the planning process, perform a dance, and raise monies for the AAEA scholarship fund. Read More …

• Potential Changes to Organized Labor Unions

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could weaken organized labor unions. Mark Janus, who works for the state government in Illinois and is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, sued the union, saying he does not agree with its positions and should not be forced to Read More …

• Featured Article: February

By Gabriel Brazle, Mission Catalyst at Global City Mission I’m not Albanian, and sadly it wasn’t until 2008 that I even realized these people existed. It was in that year that the blockbuster movie “Taken” was released to theaters and the world was introduced to one of the main antagonists of the series, Marco from Read More …

• Come Together as One to Make a Difference

As we seek to improve the educational and cultural opportunities of our Albanian communities, your involvement is critical to the success of our Association and our community. AAEA is committed to providing a forum for educators to share ideas, best practices and knowledge. Please become involved to promote education and lifelong learning to effectively and Read More …

Executive Board Welcomes New Member

Lucrezia Gioia Lindia is happy to join the team as board member of AAEA. She is Arbreshe, an ethnic Albanian having grown up in Frascineto (COSENZA), an Italian community in southern Italy. Lucrezia studied Comparative Literature “Magistero” at Rome University prior to immigrating to the USA. She is a teacher of Italian and the Foreign Read More …

Meet Our Intern

Last month we shared how AAEA is collaborating with St. Barnabas High School in the Bronx, New York. The internship program is designed to develop voluntary, one-on-one relationships among alumni and students to share knowledge, skill-sets, and educational experiences.  Its goal is to empower youth and drive career development as well as form School-Community-Business partnerships. Read More …

Formation of Scholarship Committee

Special Thanks to Ms. Patty Rukaj and Ms. Sonila Preka, experienced guidance counselors, who will serve as a members of the AAEA scholarship committee. This team will work to establish a criteria for AAEA scholarships along with creating a Memorial Scholarship program. This committee will evaluate perspective application and make recommendation and advise the board Read More …

Become Involved

AAEA is committed to providing a forum for educators to share ideas, best practices and knowledge. Please become involved to promote education and lifelong learning to effectively and positively impact the lives of students, families and Albanian communities. Here are a few ways you can help: Make sure you get on the AAEA mailing list Read More …