About Us

The Archaeology Education Clearinghouse is sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of  America, the Society for American Archaeology and the Society for Historical Archaeology and is dedicated to promoting the use of archaeology in classrooms and interpretive settings.

The AEC is an affiliation of professional archaeological not-for-profit organizations and agencies whose goals are:

  • To facilitate the sharing of educational resources, skills, and expertise to those publics engaged in interpreting, educating about, and otherwise exploring past human lifeways.
  • To advocate for, and generate public stewardship of, our endangered cultural resources.