Join the Coalition of Essential Schools

The Coalition of Essential Schools (CES) is a robust network of schools, centers, organizations, and individuals working together to create and sustain personalized, equitable, and intellectually challenging schools. CES derives its strength and longevity from the ongoing commitment of students, educators, parents, and community leaders across the country and around the world.

Starting May 1, 2014, CES is accepting affiliations for the 2014 - 2015 school year (August 1 - July 31). 

To affiliate, first review the affiliation rates and benefits below, then click the appropriate affiliate now / renew your affiliation links. You will be taken to a registration page; please read the instructions at the top before proceeding.

$50 Early Bird discounts offered to schools and organizations that affiliate before July 25!

Please direct any questions about affiliation to: info@essentialschools.org. Thank you for choosing to join or remain part of the CES network!

2014 - 2015 School/Institutional Affiliation Rate

Schools
$400 annually for schools with fewer than 500 students ($350 before July 25, 2014)
$500 annually for schools with more than 500 students ($450 before July 25, 2014)

Organizations
$500 for organizations with fewer than 3 full-time employees ($450 before July 25, 2014)
$750  for organizations with more than 4 full-time employees ($700 before July 25, 2014)

Affiliate now Renew your affiliation

2014 - 2015 Individual Affiliation Rate

  • $75 Individual Professionals not affiliated with a CES school or organization
  • $35 College or Graduate Students
  • $10 Professionals affiliated with a CES school or organization
  • FREE Students K–12
Affiliate now Renew your affiliation

Affiliation Benefits

Becoming an affiliate connects you with a powerful national school reform movement. You'll also have opportunities for national recognition in the CES newsletters, and on the CES website.  Becoming an affiliate connects you with other like-minded educators and administrators and allows access to the jobs page.  

Institutional Affiliation Benefits

  • Discounted registration to Fall Forum 2014
  • CES newsletters
  • Full CES Network profile page on CES website
  • Exclusive access to and discounts on conferences and other professional development events offered by CES network partners

Individual Affiliation Benefits

  • Discounted Fall Forum 2014 Registration
  • CES Newsletters
  • Exclusive access to and discounts on conferences and other professional development events offered by CES network partners
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Site Registration

Both members and non-members can register for free on essentialshcools.org to post a resume and receive our e-newsletter.