If you attended our conference in February 2016, then you are already a member until February 18, 2017.
If you would like to become a member you may register at any time during the year at ASTE membership registration, and pay a pro-rated amount for your registration. For instance, if you are wanting to submit an entry into the iDidacontest then you will want to register as a member before the next conference.
If you are planning to attend ASTE 2017, then membership for the following year will be included in your registration for the 2017-18 year. Registration for the conference will open in the fall of 2016.
ASTE membership provides many benefits.
Connections: Monthly email updates about the annual ASTE conference and other important educational technology issues and advocacy.
Partnership with ISTE: (International Society for Technology in Education) As an affiliate of ISTE, you will have access to discounted purchases from the ISTE bookstore, PD materials, and webinars.
Participation in ASTE matters: Your membership also allows you to vote on ASTE matters, submit or sponsor an iDidaContest entry, submit a student nomination for the ASTE Technology Leadership Awards, participate in the ASTE Networks, be eligible to run for an ASTE Board position and/or receive an ASTE Technology Leadership Award. The ASTE membership shall be comprised of individuals interested or engaged in educational technology. There are two categories of membership: Individual @ $25/year, Student @ $10/year. Dues are paid annually before the first day each annual conference, or members can join between conferences for a pro-rated fee. Membership provides opportunities to vote in the annual meeting and election of officers, membership in Alaska’s premier professional educational technology association. ASTE’s annual conference encourages, provides and promotes:
- The sharing and exchange of ideas, techniques, materials, and procedures for use in educational technology
- General recognition of the vital role played by educational technology professionals
- Appropriate use of technology for the improvement of instruction and educational management
- Collaboration between business, educational entities and community
- Professional standards and the effective integration of technology into instructional programs
- Membership and participation in the Alaska Society for Technology in Education
Categories of Membership
Terms of Membership
Dues may be paid at any time for the current membership year. Terms of membership are outlined below:
|Dues are paid:||Term of Membership:|
|At the annual ASTE conference (part of conference registration)||Begins on the first day of the annual ASTE conference during which dues were paid and ends on the day before the following year’s conference starts.|
|After the annual conference, but before January of the next calendar year||Begins on the day membership dues are paid and ends on the first day of the next ASTE conference, dues will be pro-rated for the remainder of the year until the first day of the next conference.|