AEE Membership Benefits

As an AEE member, you help promote experiential education and advocate for its use across a variety of fields. With your support, AEE is able to champion the use of experiential education and build the quality of EE programs around the world. 

With hundreds of members from around the world, the AEE community represents a broad spectrum of professional fields that utilize experiential education methodologies and practices.

Becoming a member of AEE allows you to participate in a supportive community dedicated to promoting, defining, developing and applying the theories and practices of experiential education. And, we've got some pretty amazing resources that are exclusive to our members: 

  • Discounted rate on International Conference and Regional Conference registration
  • Online Access to Journal of Experiential Education (JEE)
  • Participation in Regional, Professional and Affiliation Groups
  • Access to AEE online member directory
  • *NEW!* Free Event postings on the AEE Event Calendar
  • AEE Monthly Newsletter subscription 
  • Features in the Monthly Member Newsletters
  • AEE Online Forum to connect with fellow members
    • Post topics, browse discussions, provide resources, ask questions, subscribe to topics of choice
  • Networking opportunities with fellow members through the Social Community
    • Find and connect with your peers, send direct messages, post messages, share photos, join affiliation discussion groups
  • Discounts on AEE Books
  • Discounts on professional development from AEE Partners
  • Discounts on job postings in the Jobs Clearinghouse

AEE Member Testimonials

“The opportunity to meet and be exposed to people and ideas outside of my traditional practice areas has been eye-opening and inspired me to expand my practice areas and network.”

"AEE has provided me with a support system that is far greater than a simple association- a community of people that are making world changing differences in their communities."

"Working for a small outdoor ed nonprofit, it has been awesome to be able to connect to similar practitioners in my region through the conferences.  I also have found the webinars/professional development opportunities to be an invaluable resources. I love the research articles in the JEE, they help me to stay current on the field findings and practices."

"AEE has most impacted me by showing me that I am not alone in the work that I do; by inspiring me, showing me the world of possibility that exists in the field of experiential education."

"AEE is energizing, it is where I have met and will meet my best buds, it's inclusive and makes perfect sense for my ongoing professional learning."

AEE has helped frame social justice in outdoor education and has been integral in my professional development throughout my career.”

"It is my professional home, where other professionals who share the same passion for EE can be found. AEE's focus on social justice helps keep me focused on the reasons we do the work we do. It is all about the clients and students with whom we work."

AEE has values that embrace diversity, excellence, and interactive learning.”

"AEE has been my professional home since Grad School!"