At the core of AAIE's mission statement is our commitment to helping international educators lead with vision, wisdom, courage, and integrity. When you register for membership with AAIE, you become a valued part of the only global community dedicated to supporting international educators and leaders. AAIE's membership year runs from July 1 to June 30 of the given year.

AAIE continues to live its mission by providing programming throughout the year and serving as a beacon of trust, hope, and support for International School Heads and School leaders. By leveraging your AAIE membership, we can ensure valuable CONVERSATIONS continue, fostering a strong and agile AAIE community.

We have three types of Memberships:

  • AAIE School Membership
  • AAIE Partners
  • AAIE Individual or Emeritus Membership

Quick note:

Click the Corporate tab if you are applying to be a School or Partner Member.

Click the Individual tab if you are applying as an Individual Member.

Refund Policy

  • Individual or Emeritus Membership
    12 months
    Package price

    This membership is for individuals who are retirees no longer employed by an institution, organization, association or company. This is also the membership category for all AAIE Honorary Lifetime Members. The Individual Membership affords one individual access to AAIE resources, discount benefits and publications in addition to participation in all networking and related discussion platforms. Individual Members are not entitled to vote at meetings of the Association or stand for office, but they may participate in nominating others for AAIE Leadership Awards.

    What are the requirements for Individual Membership

    To qualify for Individual or Emeritus Membership, you must be:

    • Interested in supporting the mission of AAIE and participating in AAIE activities
    • A full-time student or retired and no longer employed by any individual institution, organization, association or company
    • Committed to building, supporting, and encouraging improved leadership capacity within the context of international education


    What is included in your Individual Membership

    AAIE Individual or Emeritus Membership brings together school leaders from around the globe to share knowledge and support through the global AAIE community.

    Leadership Knowledge and Support

    Unlimited access to diverse leadership insights, training, professional learning communities, curated materials and publications, blogs and networking. This membership is intended to support those seeking positions of leadership within the international context as well as individuals who are longtime members of the international education community, currently retired/unemployed and seeking to maintain their connections with our global community. Membership includes access to:

    • Volunteer to provide leadership mentoring services through the AAIE - AISH Leadership Legacy Mentorship Program
    • Connect with colleagues weekly with AAIE School Leader Conversations and subject matter expert conversations
    • Eligible to register and participate in AAIE Annual Global Leadership CONVERSATION
    • Stay in the know with AAIE Briefing and F3 communications
    • Access to AAIE Leadership Professional Learning
    • Publish white papers/articles in our digital academic journal, InterED 

    Networking and Community

    Unlimited access to the following:

    • AAIE Global NETworks–secure topic-based discussion and resource sharing forums (Former Heads / Emerging Leaders)
    • The AAIE - AISH Leadership Legacy Mentoring Program (as a mentor)
    • Eligible to nominate others for AAIE Leadership  


    The membership fee structure continues to reflect fairness to corporations, commercial companies and professional organizations.