Membership Plans

Membership of the college is a professional essential and delivers significant professional learning and development opportunities across the teaching profession.

Available Memberships

Become a member of Australia’s leading association for the education profession

As an ACE member you become part of a network of leading professionals across the state, country and globe. 

Through ACE, members actively participate in shaping their profession. Members have the opportunity to engage with other education professionals in discussions on education policy, professional development programs developed by the profession for the profession, participate in high-profile events, submit articles for publication, engage with a wide range of state and national committees, build networks 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 Details

Memberships run from July – June each year and are 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.

Membership Categories & Fees

Our membership categories vary according to the needs of professionals in different levels of the education sector. Fees can be paid in monthly installments or annually.

For more details on Institutional Membership and associated fees click here.

Associate Membership

For those studying in pre-service education programs.

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Career Entrant Membership

For education professionals in their first three years of work.

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Full Membership

Available to those in a wide range of occupations across the education sector.

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Retiree Membership

For professionals who are no longer in paid employment.

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Life Membership

Members who have been with the college for thirty years.

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Institutional Membership

ACE offers significant discounts for institutions who create group memberships for their staff....

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