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Become an Associate Member

The Arizona Education Association believes that strong public schools create strong communities. One of our core values is Learning as a Community Commitment. As a community member, you can become a supporter of your public school and further the cause of public education by joining the AEA.

Through the AEA Associate Membership you can demonstrate your commitment to the growing movement of educators, parents, and thousands of allies, just like you, across Arizona demanding the public schools our students deserve. No other professional organization does more for students and educators.

Associate Membership in the AEA is open to any person who is interested in advancing the cause of public education, but who is not eligible for any other category of membership.

We are stronger when we work together. Joining as an Associate Member is the best way to advocate for our nation’s public schools. Become an Associate Member for $48 and join us. 

For just $48 annually you'll receive:

  • AEA Associate Membership
  • Access to the AEA Advocate magazine for members
  • Access to the AEA Insider e-newsletter for members
  • Information about AEA recommendations on candidates for political office
  • Members-only invitations to AEA activities that build support for public education, educators, and racial and social justice in education

Complete your application today!


Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education

With more than 20,000 members, the Arizona Education Association (AEA) is the labor union for public school employees in Arizona. AEA members are teachers, community college professors, counselors, speech pathologists, bus drivers, secretaries, retired educators and student teachers and they belong to more than 150 local affiliates across Arizona.