Member Services

NHASEA serves as a resource to its members and offers the following member benefits:

  • Professional Learning Opportunities
  • Advocacy
  • Communication and Networking

Types of Memberships

July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021


Regular Membership:
Those who qualify for Regular Membership are educators who hold a special education leadership position at the SAU, or school building level, (such as Special Education Administrator, Building Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Preschool Coordinator, Out of District Coordinator etc.) or are leaders of a private special education school (such as executive director, program director, principal etc.). Payment of Annual Dues for Regular Membership includes all the member benefits, invitations to NHASEA monthly meetings and all NHASEA professional learning events. In addition, Regular Membership allows for voting privileges, members only section of the website, weekly updates and listing in the NHASEA directory.

Regular Membership dues will be $555.00. The monthly meeting lunch cost is not included with membership; however, members do have the option to pay the Regular membership of $555.00 combined with the cost of lunch of $200.00 in the same check, for a total of $755.00. The $200.00 includes eight (8) lunches - excluding March and April. Members who prepay and are unable to attend a lunch meeting may send another individual NHASEA member in their place.

Associate Membership: Those who qualify for the Associate Membership are educators who have an interest in special education leadership (such as Retirees, Special Education Teachers, Building Principals, Superintendents, Curriculum Directors, Related Service Providers, Independent Consultants, College/University Staff etc.) and are not currently holding leadership roles as special education administrators/coordinators. Individuals who are eligible for full Regular membership shall not be eligible for Associate Membership. Individuals who are eligible for full regular membership shall not be eligible for Associate Membership. Associate Membership includes all member benefits, invitations to NHASEA monthly meetings, invitations to professional learning events, access to list serve information, and listing in the NHASEA directory. Associate Memberships are non-voting members of the association.

Associate Membership dues will be $290.00. The monthly meeting lunch cost is not included with membership; however, members do have the option to pay the Associate membership of $290.00 combined with the cost of lunch of $200.00 in the same check, for a total of $490.00 . The $200.00 includes eight (8) lunches - excluding March and April. Members who prepay and are unable to attend a lunch meeting may send another individual NHASEA member in their place.

Affiliate Membership: NHASEA offers a complimentary Affiliate Membership to the NHDOE Administrator of the Bureau of Student Support and consultants of the bureau. These individuals are invited to professional development portion of the monthly meetings (not the business portion) and are non-voting members of the association, member benefits do not apply. The per person cost for lunch at monthly meetings is $25.00.

Vendor Membership: NHASEA values the longstanding partnership with vendors and the services they provide to the field and offers 3 levels of Vendor Membership: Standard, Gold, and Platinum Level. Any individual, business, or organization (vendor) whose primary purpose is aligned with the priorities of NHASEA is eligible for an NHASEA Vendor Membership. Vendor Membership includes all member benefits, invitations to NHASEA monthly meetings, invitations to professional learning events, access to list serve information, and listing in the NHASEA directory. Vendor Members are not voting members of the association. Vendor members are limited to no more than 3 individuals at the monthly meeting (dependent on level). Solicitation of services and promotional materials may not be distributed at NHASEA meetings/events without prior consent of the Executive Director.

 

Memberships are non-transferable and are individual memberships not district memberships.

Membership Benefits

NHASEA serves as a resource to its members and offers the following member benefits:

Professional Learning Opportunities

  • Academies
  • Conferences
  • Workshops
  • Support to Leaders of Special Education
  • Customized Regional Professional Development as requested

Become a Member

Advocacy

  • Information briefs and ongoing communication related to legislation
  • Representation as lobbyist

Communication and Networking

  • Monthly membership meetings
  • Support to regional special education administrator groups
  • Collaboration with other professional organizations
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Representation of NHASEA on varied statewide initiatives, committees, task forces
  • Promoting good fellowship and recognizing meritorious service