Being a part of the growing AAEE community is the greatest benefit of an AAEE Membership. Our members are an exceptional group of professionals from colleges, universities, school systems, nonprofit and for-profit organizations from across the United States and several international locations.

AAEE membership is done institutionally! This means that this one fee covers you and all of your organization's employees. If you have questions about what this means for your membership, contact us at!

Membership Benefits

  • Make meaningful connections with professionals from school systems, universities, educator candidates, and educational affiliates from all over through event interaction and via the member directory. 
  • Receive substantial discounts on the Job Search Handbook for Educators, the premier resource for prospective teachers. 
  • Priority discounted event and brand advertising in the Job Search Handbook, targeting 50,000+ PK-12 teaching candidates.
  • Access and participate in our exclusive online PK-12 Job Fair Calendar
  • Significant discounts to post open positions to our Pre K-12 Education Job Board
  • Register for FREE professional development and informational webinars relevant to your work
  • Receive access to a free electronic copy of the nationally recognized Educator Supply and Demand Report
  • Attend our Annual Conference and Career Fair for professional development, networking, and placement at a discounted price.
  • AAEE Membership is done institutionally! Members receive an unlimited number of representatives for your organization at no additional cost. 
  • Opportunity to get involved with AAEE Leadership!
  • Voting rights in board elections and other association matters. *Except Special Membership and Educator Candidates

Membership Levels

Institutional Membership



Not-for-profit colleges, community colleges, universities that prepare educators, each with a principal representative identified from that institution.

School Systems
Not-for-profit school systems, both public and private, that hire educators, each with a principal representative identified from that school system.

Become an Institutional Member

Affiliate Membership



Not-for-Profit ($200)
State departments of education, professional associations, and other education-related organizations.

For-Profit ($500)
Organizations that have services related to the recruitment and retention of educators as well as other education-related partners.

Become an Affiliate Member

Special Membership



Bestowed by the Board of Directors as an Award with criteria.

Bestowed by the Board of Directors as an Award with criteria.

Available to professionals who previously served as Principal Representatives or Institutional Affiliates of member institutions and have since retired or left the field, yet want to maintain active participation in AAEE.

Become a Special Member

Free for a Limited Time!


Educator Candidate
For all those wishing to become teachers. Whether you are in your final years of study to receive your certification, have been out of the field for a while, or are currently employed as a teacher and want to see what other opportunities are out there, this is the membership for you. Our goal is to give you resources and a network of established education professionals to help guide you on your journey.

Become an Educator Candidate Member

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