Membership Benefits and Dues
The EIA is an invaluable resource for education entrepreneurs interested in business to business development, advocacy at the federal-state-local levels, public affairs promoting the private sector role in education and peer to peer networking and professional development. We are hard at work to make your procurements with school districts more cost effective.  We develop and promote standards of best practices and business ethics.
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Membership dues are aligned to the organization’s annual revenue, so there is a tier that is right for the start-up and the mature national company. Specific benefits vary by each of these tiers.
   Membership Level         Annual EIA Dues          Organizational Revenue      
Emerging  $450 $0 - $50,000 (3 Year Cap)
Bronze  $850 $50,000 -$500,000
Silver  $1,400 $500,000 - $2,000,000
Gold  $3,200 $2,000,000 - $7,000,000 
Platinum  $6,300 More than $7,000,000
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Core benefits include:

  • EIA-University providing skill-building workshops that solve business challenges; delivered live and online; completers earn badges and achieve recognition as an industry leader;
  • Procurement Campaign to transform how public schools partner with innovative suppliers;
  • The Private Ventures for the Public Good Campaign advocates for fair-play regarding the role of private sector to partner with States and Districts and raise quality/accountability in services.
  • Peer to Peer Mentoring matches experienced company operators with emerging entrepreneurs to help answer business operation questions.
  • EDVentures, the three-day, annual conference of the EIA, Come for inspiration and to network with other enterprising educators, industry leaders, the media, and financial investors. Member discounts.
  • Education Industry Days in Washington, DC, (February) to learn the latest legislative and business trends that influences the education marketplace. Attendees also participate in "EdTech Demo Fair" to introduce educators to emerging technology solution providers;
  • Enterprising Educator Newsletter, the monthly electronic newsletter of the EIA, is the most up-to date source of entrepreneurial information
  • EIA Member Directory gives members direct access to like-minded educators in their region or business sector.
  • Discounted Business Services (for example, insurance and employee background checks) at affordable group rates.
  • Telephone support from EIA is at your fingertips for any information you need about legal, marketing, insurance, or startup concerns.


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Since 1990, the EIA has worked to expand business opportunities for education entrepreneurs of all sizes in preK-12 markets. Benefits include federal-state-local advocacy, public relations support, professional development, peer-to-peer networking and much more.To join >

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