NAPE is the nation’s leading professional alliance for access, equity, and diversity in education, training, and careers.  Our members include state agencies, affiliate organizations, and individual professionals.

Individual Membership
Individual membership is available to individuals who wish to partner with NAPE members to promote access, equity, and diversity in education and workforce development.
  • Active Members include those employed by educational institutions, community-based organizations, workforce development agencies, businesses, or other related services, or are self-employed.
  • Retired Members have retired from active employment with educational institutions, community-based organizations, workforce development agencies, businesses, or other related services
  • Student Members are enrolled full-time in secondary or postsecondary institutions and not eligible for active individual membership.

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate membership is granted to local and community agencies, organizations, and businesses that wish to partner with NAPE to promote equity in education and the workforce.

  • Level I: Agencies, organizations, and businesses within a member state can receive Level I affiliate membership at $150 per year. 
  • Level II:   Agencies, organizations, and businesses within a member state can receive Level I affiliate membership at $150 per year.

State Membership

State-level membership is granted to any state agency responsible for administering Perkins-allocated funds for leadership, technical assistance, and professional development about equity issues in education related to workforce development, including CTE.

Dues are based on each state’s Perkins allocation

Not sure which membership type fits best?

Use the decision tree below to determine the best membership type for you.