Founded in 1952, the Council on Social Work Education is a nonprofit organization located in Alexandria, Va. It provides an online events calendar that helps in training and professional development. The organization s Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund includes an annual lecture series and publication program, as well as scholarship assistance to students. It also offers various minority fellowship and scholar programs. The organization conducts conferences, educational sessions and networking forums for research and curriculum development. It conducts annual meetings for social work educators, students, deans and directors worldwide. The organization also offers more than 600 graduate and undergraduate programs related to professional social work education. The Council on Social Work Education publishes books and resources in the areas of teaching philosophy, theories and practices.