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Become a Member of Australia’s leading education professional association and develop your professional growth and deepen your knowledge of education.
As an ACE Member you will be opening the door to the education profession by joining a diverse and dynamic community of educators who have made a commitment to raising the status of their profession.
ACE Members engage with enduring education issues and current topics through many ways including: discussion on education policy, access to professional development programs, participation in high-profile events, opportunities for publication of articles, engagement with a wide range of state and national committees in a range of education subjects and fields, networking possibilities with eminent educators across all education sectors nationwide and the use of College post nominals - AACE (Associate of Australian College of Educators), MACE (Member of Australian College of Educators) and FACE (Fellow of Australian College of Educators).

Membership is open to:
  • All education professionals from all sectors including pre-service teacher education candidates
  • recent graduates, practising teachers, researchers, principals and leaders
  • education and policy administrators and others, who share our commitment to ensuring that the education profession is respected and valued.


2016 Membership

Membership category

Payment category





Members who are engaged in pre-service programs within the education sector

FREE until 30 June 2017


Career entrant

Qualified educators (who have recently graduated) for a maximum of three years after graduation


Full Member

Professional educators employed in any aspect of education


Life Member

Members of ACE for 30 years or more


Overseas Member

Members who are working overseas


Professional learning rate

Members who are engaged with post graduate training in a range of identified university programs



Members who are no longer in paid employment



Members and Fellows

Fees are calculated on a sliding scale depending upon the number of Members



*Membership rates will be calculated on a 30 June pro-rata basis.

To apply for full membership with the College, please download an application form here.

To apply for AACE (associate) membership with the College, please download an application form here.

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