Since its founding in 1865, AASA has been the professional organization for school system leaders: superintendents, principals and those supporting public school leadership.
Your member dues are vital to help AASA support all school administrators. Please use the buttons to the right to process your membership online, download a form to fax or mail, register for an event or shop online. Click here to see the membership categories.
Most districts will pay for your membership to AASA as part of your employment contract. Here is sample language that you can request to include in your contract or as an addendum if your contract is already signed. Sample Contract.
Membership Benefits and Services
AASA advocates for the highest quality public education for all students, and develops and supports school system leaders. Here are a few of the benefits our members find most valuable:
AASA represents your voice and policy positions at the national level. AASA reports news, research and analysis of federal legislation that impacts student achievement.
AASA Member Insurance Program:
As an Active member of AASA and
a W-2 employed administrator, you automatically receive $1 million in professional liability insurance plus legal assistance benefits. You can also increase your coverage for a nominal charge. Learn more.
AASA synthesizes news and research to give school leaders timely and useful information, through the School Administrator magazine, e-newsletters, toolkits and research studies.
AASA provides broad based conferences and workshops, including the National Conference on Education, the Summer Leadership Institute and the Legislative Advocacy Conference, and individualized training workshops.
AASA champions efforts to improve the lives of children in public schools.
AASA School Solutions Center: a guide to the best cost-containment solutions providing tools and information that leaders can use to reduce costs and improve services in school systems.
The AASA Visa® Platinum Rewards Card
Apply for AASA credit card through UMB Bank and receive Visa Platinum benefits including online banking, auto rental, travel insurance, and much more!
AASA has a set of education consultants available to provide team development and training.
Special Interest Groups: AASA generates content, resources and links to meet the specific needs of members.
Special Offers and Amazing Discounts for AASA Members
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Welcome New Members
Each month, AASA thanks and recognizes new members by posting the latest listing on the website. Current members are encouraged to contact these new members and welcome them to AASA.
AASA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
This comprehensive list provides answers to common questions about membership, AASA's affiliated state associations, and AASA staff, meetings and resources. For questions not covered by the FAQ, please call our membership services center at 703-875-0748 (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern).