Join ASCD's Community of Educators
As one of the largest education associations in the world, ASCD offers you many opportunities to advance your career and connect with educators who share your interests.
ASCD serves 140,000 educators in more than 138 countries. We are superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, preservice teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
Get involved in one or more ASCD activities or programs that best fit your needs and interests.
Become a Member of ASCD
ASCD offers different types of membership benefits that provide educators with the professional development they need to positively impact student achievement and personal career success from the district level to individual classrooms.
Join Educators with Shared Interests
- ASCD Affiliates work as part of the ASCD community to influence education policy and provide a forum for the exchange of quality education practices.
- ASCD Connected Communities are a self-organized groups that strive to enrich their learning community locally.
- ASCD Professional Interest Communities are special interest groups whose members have shared concerns or fields of interest.
- ASCD Student Chapters encourage the professional development of students in education on college campuses with accredited education programs.
- Educator Advocates empowers educators to speak up and shape our nation's future.
Network Online with Other Educators
ASCD EDge Social Networking Platform
The ASCD EDge® social networking platform lets you connect with educators worldwide, share information—through real-time updates, videos, photos, blogs, lesson plans, chats, comments, and ratings—and form groups or clubs based on affiliations or interests.
Join ASCD EDge.