Member Services and Benefits

Current Information

  • An electronic listserv that provides key, relevant and critical information on an ongoing basis
  • Bi-weekly electronic newsletter with links to MDE updates, available webinars, and updated professional learning opportunities
  • Detailed information about our professional learning, state-wide
  • JOBS webpage provides easy access to current openings across the state 

Quality Professional Learning

Advocacy Opportunities

  • Opportunity to serve as a member on state-wide education policy-making committees
  • Opportunity for participation in Board of Directors, governance and activities of Michigan ASCD
  • Ability  to influence policy through white papers, surveys , and collaborative work with other organizations across the state
  • Opportunity to engage with other state educational leaders also housed at the Michigan Education Leadership Network building  
  • Legislative tools to respond to educational and legislative trends to help shape state and national policy
  • Opportunity to voice concerns through regional representation

Organization of Distinction

  • Michigan’s only professional organization that supports leadership, curriculum, instruction and assessment development, K-12
  • Award winning publications on targeted issues and concerns in education
  • Approved for MDE Specialty Endorsement in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for Administrators meeting program requirements  
  • Winner of ASCD  Program, Products and Services Award in 2014
  • Past recipients of the 1998 & 2006 ASCD Affiliate Overall Excellence Award 

Additional Benefits

  • Member pricing for all Michigan ASCD workshops and events
  • Reduced price on ASCD publications
  • Joint memberships with other organizations (ASCD & MASA)
  • Member pricing on School ADvance Evaluation System
  • Complementary Main Idea!  subscription for all members
  • Networking opportunities that can lead to career advancement