We believe that EVERY education leader in Vermont will benefit from membership in their state professional organization. We are so eager for this scenario that we are offering FREE membership to NEW leaders NOW through JUNE. To take advantage of this opportunity, just email Linda Wheatley with your interest.

There are two types of VPA membership:
1. School Dues - required of schools to participate in post-season interscholastic play. Contact Bob Johnson for info.
2. Professional/Individual Membership - information below
VPA professional membership is available to school leaders in Vermont and elsewhere. Principals and other Heads of School, Assistant and Associate Principals, Athletic Directors, aspiring principals, retired school leaders and others interested in being part of this influential professional community are invited to join. VPA Dues Form

Your annual professional dues serve you in many ways:

·       Advocacy and updates during the legislative session,

·       Regular, informative ‘e-alerts' from the VPA Executive Director,

·       As part of the e-alert, delivery of the Marshall Memo (a $50/year value),

·       24/7 access to the Executive Director by phone for guidance and support,

·       Access to the VPA Salary Survey,

·       A copy of the Vermont Education Directory,

·       Up to $1000 worth of services from our VPA attorney,

·       Early notification of professional development opportunities,

·       Invitation to regional gatherings,

·       Opportunities for service learning grants, mentor training and support, and participation on VPA committees,

·       Eligibility for Administrator of the Year Awards,

·       Free entry for you and a guest to each/all VPA-sponsored sporting events,

·       Membership in your national professional organization (NAESP and/or NASSP) for an additional fee (see below)*,

·       Access to the EdLeadersNetwork for an additional fee (see below)**

·       Access to our on-line collaboration tool, "MyVPA" (more info soon)

VPA Membership Annual Dues (2016-17)

      $380   Active Principals, Co-Principals, Heads of School, Tech Center Directors, Assistant and Associate Principals
       $245   Athletic Directors                                                                 
         $60   Aspiring Principals and Principals in Transition
         $55   Retired Principals                                                                           

You can join your national professional education leaders' association using the VPA application form.

National Association Annual Dues:

National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) (benefits)

·       $235     Principals, Assistant/Associate Principals, Heads of Schools

·       $60        Retired Principals

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

·       $250     Active Principals, Co-Principals, Heads of School, Tech Center Directors, Assistant and Associate Principals

·       $50        Retired Principals

The VPA invites you to sign up for the Ed Leaders Network, too. This can be done through the VPA application process as well.

·       $99        Ed LeadersNetwork Fee

ELN offers helpful on-line programs and webinars on:

·       Administrative Management

·       Apps/iPad

·       Classroom Management

·       Climate and Culture

·       Common Core

·       Curriculum Development

·       Data & Assessment

·       Early Childhood

·       Leadership

·       Emergency Preparedness

·       Legal Issues

·       Special Populations

·       Technology

·       State Mandated Training

SPECIAL Try VPA membership out FOR FREE for the remaining weeks of the school year (through June '16). If you find it valuable, just pay the invoice for FY2016-17 when it arrives!
To take advantage of this opportunity and/or if you have any questions about membership, contact Linda Wheatley, VPA Membership Coordinator
Contact Delina Benway at VPA with your questions about finances.


Last Modified on June 27, 2016