Association of Teachers in Tertiary Institutions of Nigeria (ASSOTTIN) , formerly Association of Nigerian Teachers (ASSONT) was founded by Prof. Ruth Utulu of Benue State University, Makurdi in 2006. The objectives at that time included:

To encourage professional growth of teachers;
To protect the teaching profession;
To protect members interests;
To find solutions to our educational problems in Nigeria; and
To foster academic excellence.
These objectives have been widened to include these:
To identify with teachers in various disciplines for their enhancement;
To organise national and international conferences in Nigeria and elsewhere in the world;
To publish national journals and international journals; and
To publish books of readings.
To achieve the above aims and objective, the Association organises Annual National Conference in June/July of every year. Worthwhile and quality papers are published in the Association’s two journals namely
Journal of Teacher Perspective   ISSN — 2006-0173
Journal of Resourcefulness and Distinction  ISSN — 2276-9684
These journals are published twice a year – April/May and November/December. They are ONLINE and INDEXED Journals. They are also UNIVERSITY-BASED.
Presently, Professor Reko Okoye of the Department of Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, +2348037518927, is the National Chairman.
Professor Byron Maduewesi of the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State is the Executive Secretary.
Our Corporate  Office is at 66 Old Market Road, P. O. box 9952, Onitsha, Anambra State. Our email is assontteachers4globalacademic@gmail.com