Become a Member
[vc_row][vc_column width=1/2][vc_column_text] 5 Reasons to Join Michigan ASCD Professionals belong to professional organizations. ASCD is known both nationally and internationally for its quality. Being a member is a great addition to one’s resume. Michigan ASCD members enjoy multiple benefits such as access to free electronic books, Main Idea book reviews of current educational literature, and reduced professional learning registration fees. Members receive regular newsletters with access to articles, webinars, current updates in education, and information about advocacy involvement. The nominal fee of $75 per year makes joining a statewide membership more affordable than ever! [/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=JOIN/RENEW color=turquoise link=url:http%3A%2F%2Fmichiganascd.org%2Fproduct%2Fmembership%2F||target:%20_blank| css=.vc_custom_1560346084021{border-radius: 15px !important;}][/vc_column][vc_column width=1/2][vc_video link=https://youtu.be/QzyIP8Ig5HY][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Additional Benefits Current Information An e-newsletter that provides key, relevant and critical information on an ongoing basis, MDE updates, available webinars, and updated professional learning opportunities Detailed information about our professional learning, state-wide Quality Professional Learning Variety of venues and topics on current educational issues Use of acclaimed national and state presenters Professional learning topics addressing all the core curricular areas Customized professional learning opportunities available Sustained professional learning opportunities that can result in Specialty Endorsements 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 Free Michigan ASCD member access to free eBooks from the Corwin eLibrary [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]