Associate Membership is open to all institutions that promote the purposes of AAfPE, but do not yet qualify for Institutional membership. This is a non-voting membership category. Associate Members shall demonstrate their dedication to the purposes of AAfPE by providing evidence of:
NOTE: Associate Members are prohibited from using AAfPE membership for advertisement or endorsement purposes.
Benefits include: Access to the association listserv for answers to pressing questions and shared ideas with colleagues; a subscription to The Paralegal Educator magazine, which is published twice a year; access to the association's online newsletter, The Sidebar, which is published three times a year; the ability to establish a chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX), the national honor society founded by AAfPE; access to the ever-expanding Members Only area of the AAfPE website, including the online membership directory, full-text articles from The Paralegal Educator, and access to the Electronic Resource Library, a repository of new information, resources, and tools to assist you in program direction.
There is also an initial one-time $50 application processing fee for this category for new schools.