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Individual Membership

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Where are you in your professional career?

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You’re a trusted educator and mentor with confidence in your teaching while always seeking to improve your knowledge and skills.

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You’ve been in the field for fewer than three years and you know the ropes but occasionally need a little help or advice.

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You are currently enrolled in a graduate program or working in the field of special education while pursuing an advanced degree

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You’re getting an undergraduate, or graduate degree (including doctoral), but you haven’t started teaching yet. 

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You provide instructional or related support to students and their families under the direction and supervision of a certified special education teacher.

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You are a special education and/or education professionals who has retired and no longer holds a professional position – employee, consultant, or otherwise - in education or special education.

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I am interested in special education but not employed (including as consultants) in any field of education and/or special education. 

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