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Be part of a community of school system leaders committed to providing high-quality public education to all students. Engage and connect with colleagues, gain access to premier professional learning opportunities and champion initiatives to help transform the future of public education. 

Memberships run on a 12-month term beginning when payment is received by AASA. Prices are valid through June 30 of any given year. 

**To become an AASA member, select a member category below then sign in or create an account. 

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP

Membership Dues: $470   

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The membership is for superintendents and assistant and deputy superintendents. Members in this category receive all AASA benefits and services, including:

  • Legal Support Program ($1M individual professional liability coverage and up to $20K for job protection defense claims based on continuous years of membership)
  • Member discounts on AASA meetings and conferences including the National Conference on Education (NCE) 
  • Access to premier professional learning opportunities with the AASA Leadership Network
  • Member-only publications including the award-winning School Administrator magazine
  • Advocacy & representation on Capitol Hill
  • Ability to vote and to hold elected office
  • And more ...

PROFESSOR

Membership Dues: $208

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This membership is for full-time professors of educational administration and/or supervision who are NOT currently employed in full-time school administration. Members in this category are eligible to vote and hold elected office, but are not eligible to receive legal support from AASA.

ASSOCIATE

Membership Dues: $208

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The membership  is for any person who is actively interested in, engaged in, or associated with any phase of educational work and is not employed by a school system. Members in this category are not eligible to vote, hold elected office, or receive legal support from AASA.

BASIC

Membership Dues: $79

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This membership is for teachers, graduate students, counselors or others pursuing a career as a school system leader and/or those who hold administrative credentials and are EMPLOYED IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS IN K-12 SCHOOLS.
Members in this category are not eligible to vote, hold elected office, or receive legal support from AASA.

SMALL-SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADER

Membership Dues: $235  

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The membership is for superintendents in school districts with less than 350 students enrolled. Members in this category receive all AASA benefits and services, including:

  • Legal Support Program ($1M individual professional liability coverage and up to $20K for job protection defense claims based on continuous years of membership)
  • Member discounts on AASA meetings and conferences including the National Conference on Education (NCE) 
  • Access to premier professional learning opportunities with the AASA Leadership Network
  • Member-only publications including the award-winning School Administrator magazine
  • Advocacy & representation on Capitol Hill
  • Ability to vote and to hold elected office
  • And more ...

DISTRICT CABINET

Membership Dues: $208

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The membership is for persons who are NOT EMPLOYED AS A SUPERINTENDENT.
 Assistant and deputy superintendents, other central-office staff, principals and assistant principals are eligible for a district cabinet membership. Members in this category are not eligible to vote, hold elected office, or receive legal support from AASA.     

RETIRED

Membership Dues: $79

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This membership is open to anyone who has retired from full-time employment as a school administrator. Members in this category are not eligible to vote, hold elected office, or receive legal support from AASA.