The 2020 – 2021 WESTOP Membership Drive is now open!

Please take advantage of our early bird discounts for Individual and Institutional Memberships.


MEMBERSHIP OVERVIEW
Each year membership totals over 550 and includes professional staff and students who support TRIO Programs, Gear Up, C.A.M.P. and many other federal- and state-based educational equity programs. We are increasingly trying to diversify memberships and welcome all who have an interest in supporting educational equity efforts from K-12 through graduate education.


TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP
All 2020 - 2021 memberships are valid from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

WESTOP ONLINE MEMBERSHIP SIGN-UP
WESTOP! You can now sign up for your WESTOP membership online through CVENT. Please visit the following link so you can start to taking advantage of everything WESTOP has to offer.


 Purchase your membership online  HERE!  

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP: A professional membership is open to anyone interested in becoming a member of WESTOP.
Cost: $125, per membership year
Discounted Price: $80 from July 1, 2020 - October 7, 2020
Benefits: Reduced conference registration rates for Regional and more local chapter events, plus voting privileges.

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP: The entire institution benefits from reduced rates for regional and chapter events; however, voting privileges are limited to the designated institutional voting members associated with each tier listed below. Program funds may be used to purchase institutional membership. 
Discounted Price: July 1, 2020 - October 7, 2020
     1-5 Voting Members, $375
     6-10 Voting Members, $720
     11-15 Voting Members, $1,030
     16-20 Voting Members, $1,300
     20+ Voting Members, $1,300 ($50 for each additional member above 20 at the same institution.
Regular Price: October 8, 2020 - June 30, 2021
     1-5 Voting Members, $625
     6-10 Voting Members, $1,250
     11-15 Voting Members, $1,875
     16-20 Voting Members, $2,500
     20+ Voting Members, $2,500 ($100 for each additional member above 20 at the same institution.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP: Student membership is open to undergraduate or graduate students that are not employed full time. Students must submit proof of enrollment. No voting privileges.
Cost: $25 per membership year (Please note: No discounted price available) 

RETIREE MEMBERSHIP: Retiree membership is open to any retired (and not full-time educational equity employee) person having previously qualified for individual or institutional membership and wish to continue to promote and advocate access to educational opportunities on behalf of low-income, first generation students and persons with disabilities. 
Cost: $50 per membership year (Please note: No discounted price available)

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP: Corporate membership is open to any business or industry wishing to financially support the work of WESTOP. 
Cost: $250 per membership year. Includes discounted rates for all WESTOP events and advertising opportunities to post to WESTOP listserv. Please contact current WESTOP President, Kimberly Williams, at president@westop.org to post to listserv. No voting privileges. (Please note: No discounted price available)


JOIN THE WESTOP GOOGLE GROUP LISTSERV
1. Sign in to
Google Groups. Learn how to join if you do not have a Google Account.
2, In the box at the top, enter a subject, "WESTOP." You will see westop@googlegroups.com   
3. To join the group, click Join group or Apply to join group. You will be approved and added to group.


QUESTIONS or COMMENTS:
Wendy Adams
WESTOP Membership & Elections Chair 2019 - 2021

membership@westop.org


Mission

To create and develop educational professionals who are able to advocate and provide educational opportunities for those who are underserved.