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When your organization is a member of AESA, it means all of your staff are members too! They can participate in AESA-sponsored events at the member rate and join any of our activities. Also, don't forget to check out our professional learning opportunities!

Services Included in your Membership

The AESA Forum is the new community for you to connect, collaborate, or tap into the knowledge and resources of AESA members from around the country.  AESA Forum offers endless possibilities for connections. 

The Federal Advocacy Committee convenes each year to review and establish federal policy priorities and positions. The annual legislative agenda and legislative priorities drive AESA's day-to-day advocacy work.

The ESA Marketplace allows members to do their ESA-to-ESA business including promoting products and services developed by and for ESAs.


The AESA Online News is a weekly e-newsletter that connects members with important information including legislative updates, event information, and news important to ESAs.


This online journal allows members to read and dialogue around articles in three different strands: innovation within ESAs and programs; research on topics relevant to ESAs; and the Spotlight Series featuring short articles highlighting contemporary stories of interest to ESAs.

Job Central includes employment opportunities offered by member-ESAs. Job Central is a free member service. Submit your vacancy by emailing text in a Word attachment with a maximum of three paragraphs including the posting closing date.


AESA works with a limited number of businesses that offer services that are relevant to the work of ESAs. Each business partner is rigorously vetted to ensure the quality of our business partners. ESA members are encouraged to consider what the business partners offer for their ESA.

Speaker's Bureau

Invite a member of the AESA leadership team to join you at your next state or local event. Our team members are happy to customize a presentation about national issues specifically for your audience.



Fee-Based Services

AESA offers customized training to equip ESA board members with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to fulfill their responsibilities as a board member.


Face your toughest work challenges with a little help from your colleagues! Find a network that supports you in your professional learning. Meet with other ESA leaders and dive deep into topics that are important to you.

The AESA Executive Search Service is designed to make hiring a CEO a positive learning experience. We offer a highly-customized service with maximum flexibility in the decision-making process.

This framework is a powerful tool that will help your leaders assess new opportunities and evaluate existing services. The framework encourages deeper thinking that will uncover previously unrecognized keys to success.

We offer powerful professional learning experiences that can make significant contributions in advancing your organization. Our team of experts will build customized services to meet your agency’s needs

Improve your organizational communication, internally and externally. This two-step audit is conducted within your agency and the results are used to develop an actionable communication plan.

Enjoy the many benefits of the AESA PlanMember Program. This solution can help ESAs attract and retain quality employees while helping their employees achieve a financially-secure future.

Go paperless for your board meetings! This meeting management software was developed by a state association for members just like you!

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