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Membership in AACTE is institutional—meaning a whole institution signs up, giving all of its employees and students access to the Association’s benefits. Individuals at member institutions are kept abreast of the latest developments in educator preparation and are part of a network of successful professionals working together to improve the quality of educator preparation.
AACTE has two categories of membership – regular membership and affiliate membership.
Regular membership is granted to 4-year, degree-granting, domestic colleges and universities with a commitment to the preparation of education personnel.
To be eligible for membership, institutions must meet the following criteria:
Are you ready to join the premier national association for educator preparation? Download a printable copy of our regular membership application, or apply online below.
Regular members who are part of a college/university system may be eligible for a discount in membership dues. The negotiated percentage discount, not to exceed 25%, will be applied to each campuses dues amount, and a total of all discounted campus amounts will be presented to the system office as one bill for payment in full. The percentage discount is determined by the Association President/CEO in collaboration with the AACTE Board. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Institutions and organizations not eligible for regular membership may be eligible for affiliate membership. Affiliate membership is granted to the following:
Join us and make a difference in educator preparation nationwide. Download a printable copy of our affiliate application or apply online.
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