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    NDAESP/NAESP: Elementary and Middle Level Principals will have unified dues effective in the 2020-21 school year. ($360)

    NDAESP (North Dakota Association of Elementary School Principals): Elementary Principals and Middle Level Principals engaged in administration and supervision of elementary and middle schools, and those in professional education of elementary and middle school personnel. (Membership Dues: $125 (aspiring/retired $10))

    NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals):

    ACTIVE* ($235) — Practicing elementary and middle-level principals and related educators receive all NAESP benefits and services including the Legal Benefits Program ($2 million individual professional liability coverage and up to $10,000 of liability coverage for job protection defense, based on continuous years of membership), access to webinars, publications, online learning, and discounts on ASCA membership, conference registration, and resources.

    ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL* ($195) — Practicing elementary and middle-level assistant principals receive all NAESP benefits and services including the Legal Benefits Program ($2 million individual professional liability coverage and up to $10,000 of liability coverage for job protection defense, based on continuous years of membership), access to webinars, publications, online learning, and discounts on ASCA membership, conference registration, and resources.

    EMERITUS* ($80) — For retired Active, Institutional Active, and Assistant Principals. Includes all NAESP benefits and services, including the Legal Benefits Program.

    ASPIRING PRINCIPAL* ($80) — Available to all students, teachers, counselors, and others pursuing a career, but not yet practicing, as an elementary or middle-level administrator. Includes all NAESP benefits and services EXCEPT the Legal Benefits Program.

    ASSOCIATE* ($135) — Available to professors of education or non-administrators. Includes all NAESP benefits and services EXCEPT the Legal Benefits Program.

     

    NDCEL:

    Active: Open to educational leaders who are eligible to be members of the affiliate associations. This category receives all membership benefits including legal services and the right to vote or hold office. (Membership Dues: $420)

    Associate: Open to staff members of North Dakota state agencies, colleges/universities and others who are not otherwise eligible for active membership. This category receives all membership benefits except for legal services and the right to vote or hold office. (Membership Dues: $195)

    Student: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in North Dakota colleges/universities preparing for careers in educational administration and are not currently performing administrative duties or otherwise qualified to be active members. This category receives all membership benefits except for legal services and the right to vote or hold office. (Membership Dues: $20)

    Intern: Open to persons performing administrative duties while in an intern program or completing administrative licensure. This category receives all membership benefits except for legal services and the right to vote or hold office. (Membership Dues: $20)

    Aspiring Administrator: Open to educators interested in entering the educational leadership profession and/or educators performing administrative duties while completing administrative licensure. This category receives all membership benefits except for legal services and the right to vote or hold office. (Membership Dues: $20)

    Retired: Open to previous members of NDCEL who are no longer working as an administrator in education. This category receives all membership benefits except for legal services and the right to vote or hold office. (Membership Dues: $40)