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Services Included in your Membership

AESA’s weekly newsletter is full of news, updates, articles, and features. It is intended to connect members with information about what is happening at the federal level, provide AESA event information, and share news important to ESAs.

The AESA Forum is the NEW community place for you to connect and tap into the knowledge and resources of your fellow AESA members. Connect today! The 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.


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.

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.


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

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.

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.

Retirement Solutions

AESA members and their employees can 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.

Communities of Practice

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.

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