Membership Renewal Season is about to begin.  PAACE will be sending out expiration notices prompting you to renew your membership. Annual PAACE memberships will expire on 12/31/24, unless you join or plan to join PAACE between 10/1/24 and 12/31/24, then your membership will expire on 12/31/24.  See Membership policy below.  If you are a Lifetime member, your membership will NEVER expire! 

PAACE is also looking for new members, if you have a colleague or if your organization is interested in a group membership, contact us for more information today! 


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Membership has its rewards

In addition to your state membership, you reap the benefits of PAACE’s membership in the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE).

What is COABE?           COABE stands for The Coalition on Adult Basic Education

COABE is the leading national organization representing the US system of adult education. COABE provides award winning leadership, communication, professional development, and advocacy services to more than 79,000 adult educators and 1.5 million adult learners. Known as an innovation curator, our diverse, internationally acclaimed strategic initiatives have propelled the field forward in funding, visibility, and professional development. Our dynamic, multi level, cross sectoral partnerships are showcased annually at the COABE national conference, which is the largest convening of adult educators in the world. COABE provides 60+ professional development opportunities per year, you can see why being a PAACE and COABE member is so valuable!

Professional DevelopmentGet access to high-quality professional development to enrich your curriculum and advance your career. Access our annual conference at a discounted rate. Join monthly webinars, virtual conferences of PAACE and COABE.

Advocacy: Influence legislation and funding, drive economic development and voice your policy priorities at local, state and national levels.

Networking: Whether it’s online or in person, cultivate a knowledgeable network for sharing and exchanging ideas.

News and Updates: Receive a subscription to PAACE News and COABE News. Your membership in PAACE provides you with membership in COABE.

Professional Recognition: Achieve recognition through state and national awards programs honoring the most distinguished administrators, educators, and programs.

Membership Rates 

 Tutor $22 (renews annually on 12/31)

 Individual $72 (renews annually on 12/31)

 Small Group $1,100 (up to 36 members & renews annually on 12/31)

 Whole Agency $2,300 (unlimited number of members & renews annually on 12/31)

 Lifetime $450 (never expires)

Membership Payment/Renewal Policy

January 1 - June 30: Organizations and individual members join at the full price annual rate. Membership will expire on December 31st of that calendar year. Individuals are encouraged to renew prior to December 31st to take full advantage of all of the member benefits and avoid membership suspension.

July 1 - September 30: Organizations and individual members are able to "preview PAACE" and join for 50% off of the annual membership rate. Membership will expire on December 31st of that calendar year. 

October 1 - December 31: Organizations and individuals can sign up for membership at the regular, full priced, annual rate and the membership will be good for the remainder of the current calendar year and the entire next year. Membership will expire on December 31st of the following year.

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