NDCEL Membership Categories

Membership Application Form
Affiliate Associations

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. (Click here to view descriptions of membership for the affiliate associations.)
     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. This category receives all membership benefits except for legal services and the right to vote or hold office. 
     Membership Dues: $40

Note: Associate, Students, Interns, Aspiring Administrators may join as an active member and receive all rights. 

*School Superintendents and Secondary Principals have unified dues and must join both the NDCEL and their affiliated organization.