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Membership Year July 1st thru June 30th

$125 - Administrator membership is open to any individual who is currently employed as a special education director, supervisor, or coordinator, and who has the primary responsibility for administration, direction, and supervision of special education programs and services for children with disabilities. This membership category is open to directors, supervisors, coordinators and other central office administrators who are employees of a public school district in Texas. An Administrator member shall be entitled to vote, hold office, and receive TCASE communiqués. Administrator members are entitled to receive published discounted rates on conferences, and may be selected to serve on TCASE committees.  As an added benefit, TCASE will include two complimentary webinars specifically for Administrator category members.

$95 - Associate membership is open to any certified or licensed individual who is currently employed in a special education-related job and is an employee of a public school district in Texas. This membership category is open to diagnosticians, licensed specialists in school psychology, counselors, speech-language pathologists, principals, teachers, and other related service professionals. Associate Members shall enjoy the same privileges of Administrator Members except that of holding office.

$90 - Auxiliary membership is open to anyone who is employed in a special education related field receiving state or federal funds. Membership in this category includes Service Center personnel, Agency personnel, and University professors. Membership in this category is limited to individuals for whom another category of membership does not apply. Auxiliary members are entitled to receive published discounted rates on conferences, and may be selected to serve on TCASE committees; however TCASE dues will not be used in any lobbying efforts on behalf of this membership class.

$130 - Affiliate membership shall be open to anyone who provides products, services, training, or support for public special education programs. Membership in this category includes, but is not limited to, school attorneys, consultants and other product and service providers. Affiliate members are entitled to receive published discounted rates on conferences, and may be selected to serve on TCASE committees.

$30 - Retired membership shall be open to anyone who was a member of TCASE in good standing and has retired from a special education related job in a Texas Public School. Any individual who has retired, but continues to assume duties for any school district or qualifies for membership in any other category, is no longer eligible as a retired member. Retired members are entitled to receive published discounted rates on conferences, and may be selected to serve on TCASE committees.

Educator's Professional Liability Insurance is NOT included as part of the membership dues. To enroll in the TCASE liability insurance plan you must do that separately. Eligible membership types for this coverage are Administrator, Associate or Auxiliary.

TCASE dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal tax purposes, but may be partially deductible as a business expense.   A portion of dues, however, is not deductible as a business expense to the extent that TCASE engages in lobbying.  The non-deductible portion of this year’s dues is 22.3%.

 

 






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