Member Benefits

  • Creating a positive impact on the professional lives of special education administrators across Illinois.
  • Networking and social events with colleagues and other organizations that promote collegiality, ethical leadership standards, and professional integrity.
  • Receiving email messages regarding legislative and professional updates.
  • Becoming an Executive Board member with voting privileges and holding elected office positions.
  • Chairing and participating on Executive Board standing and ad hoc committees.
  • Serving on key statewide committees that interact locally, nationally, and with a powerful CASE affiliation.
  • Attending and participating in IAASE conferences held each fall and winter with reduced conference fees.
  • Attending and participating in area Region workshops, administrator academies, and mentoring sessions for developing leadership qualities.
  • Receiving fall, winter, and spring newsletters that include upcoming IAASE activities; the most current legislative, financial, and legal updates; innovative practices; plus hot topics in administration.
  • Accessing the member’s-only portion of the IAASE website.
  • Nominating colleagues for awards and recognition for developing innovative practices, mini-grants, and exemplary leadership.

Membership Information

Professional Membership:

• Holds an Illinois Professional Educators License with administrator endorsement, and / or
• Has responsibility for supervising special education or pupil service personnel in public, private or state agency, or
• Is a college faculty whose major responsibility is the professional preparation of educators or administrators of special education / pupil services
• Professional members may vote and hold office

Description: Includes all member benefits including reduced conference registration fee, newsletters and legislative updates.

Professional Membership Dues: $180

School Law Associate Membership:

Individual Attorney includes any:
• Attorney who currently represents at least one Illinois School District or Special Education Cooperative
• Who does not currently represent parties with special education interests adverse to school districts
• These criteria apply only to the individual attorney and not to the other attorneys in the member’s firm or attorneys with whom the member may be associated
• School Law Associate members may not vote or hold an office

Description: Includes conference registration at Professional Membership rate. Membership provides opportunity to advertise and / or contribute articles in the IAASE newsletter and /or sponsor IAASE social or conference events at additional cost.

School Law Associate Membership Dues: $180

Business Associate Membership:

• Business, (per individual) or
• Vendor, (per individual) or
• Corporation, (per individual) or
• Private individual marketing a product or service to Illinois education agencies
• Business Associate members may not vote or hold office

Description: Includes conference registration at Professional Membership rate. Membership provides opportunity to advertise in the IAASE newsletter and/or sponsor IAASE social or conference events at additional cost.

The Business Associate will be provided information on all Region activities and afforded the opportunity to sponsor activities at events (i.e.: breakfast, lunch, snacks, etc.) in exchange for the opportunity to promote products.

Business Associate Membership Dues: $180

Retiree Membership:

• Was previously an IAASE Professional Member and retired from full-time work and
• May be employed by or contracted with an educational institution or providing products or services to school districts in a part-time capacity
• Retired members may vote and complete a term if in an office prior to retirement. May not hold a new office

Description: Includes all member benefits including reduced conference registration fee, newsletters and legislative updates.

Retiree Membership Dues: $50

Aspiring Administrator Membership:

• Member is not in an administrative role
• Enrolled in a graduate program leading to Administrative or Supervisory endorsement
• Aspiring members may vote but not hold office

Description: Includes all member benefits including reduced conference registration fee, newsletters and legislative updates.

Aspiring Administrator Membership Dues: $50

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