Active Membership - teachers (full or part time) of Environmental, Agricultural, and Natural Resources. Active membership dues are $60.00 per year. Please also complete an Agricultural Educator Demographic Form for MATA use on the subjects you teach. *First year teachers are eligible for complimentary MATA dues and MATA will pay your NAAE dues for your first year (with the return of the two forms.)
Affiliate Membership - Post-secondary agriculture educators, Ag Ed State Staff, FFA Executive Secretary. Dues are $50.00 per year.
Associate Membership (ASC) - Teachers of other disciplines or those persons not eligible for active or affiliate membership but still maintain an interest in Environmental, Agricultural, and Natural Resources. Dues are $25.00 per year.
MATA Life Member - available to an Active member upon their retirement from teaching. MATA Life Member dues are equal to one year’s Active Membership dues, currently, $60.00, which may be paid in four payments during the year
First Year Ag Teacher - First year agricultural teachers recieve complimentary membership to both MATA and NAAE, upon completion and submission of the nessicary membership forms.
Student Member - Includes students pursuing teacher certification programs in agricultural education, who are MD residents in out of state institutions or those attending a MD campus that offers an agricultural education major . MATA and NAAE dues are free upon completing the necessary paperwork.
NAAE - National Association of Agricultural Educators – active member dues are $60 yearly. Please also complete an Agricultural Educator Demographic Form. Professional liability insurance ($100,000) is provided with NAAE Active membership by NAAE. Additional Professional Liability Insurance plans are available on the www.naae.org website. Lifetime Active is $720. Retiree is $35.00 yearly and Retiree Life is $120.00.
The Council – The National Council on Agricultural Education requests a donation of $ 2.00 from each teacher of agriculture. ACTE – The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Annual dues are $ 80.00.
ACTE – The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Annual dues are $ 80.00.
Ag Ed Relief Fund – NAAE maintains a relief fund nationally for NAAE members who have suffered a catastrophic event and welcomes any contribution.
2023 NAAE and MATA Award Information coming soon!