Member Benefits

The IEEE Education Society focuses on the theory and practice of education and educational technology involved in the effective delivery of domain knowledge of all fields within the scope of interest of IEEE. The society sponsors/co-sponsors various conferences throughout the year, including the Frontiers in Education Conference.

Membership includes IEEE Transactions on Education (electronic and print) and IEEE Latin American Learning Technology Magazine (IEEE-RITA) (electronic). Join here.

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Member Benefits

Take a look at all the benefits of being a member of the Education Society:

Publications: EdSoc sponsors a number of IEEE publications including IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, IEEE Latin American Learning Technology Magazine (IEEE-RITA) and The Interface (a joint publication with the ASEE ECE Division). Education Society Membership includes the IEEE Transactions on Education (electronic) and IEEE Latin American Learning Technology Magazine (IEEE-RITA) (electronic). Members have the opportunity to purchase subscriptions on the IEEE website.

Conferences: EdSoc sponsors events worldwide each year. The conferences sponsored are FIE (Regions 1-7), EDUCON (Region 8), EDUNINE (Region 9), TALE (Region 10), and LWMOOCs (rotating worldwide).

Chapters: EdSoc has 65+ chapters worldwide. These chapters organize many local events and offer EdSoc members the opportunity to network with professionals in their local area. Learn more about our chapters here.

Education Activities: At the heart of EdSoc is the passion for education. EdSoc sponsors many educational activities including, but not limited to, a robust Distinguished Lecturer program, MERLOT peer-reviewed higher education learning materials, a Technical Committee on Learning Sciences, webinars and much more. You may learn more about these activities on the Education portion of our website here.

Membership Fees & Application

Education Society membership covers one calendar year, beginning on 1 January and ending on 31 December. Professionals can join at any time during the calendar year and fees are prorated based on the month in which membership begins through the end of the calendar year. The cost of membership includes Society dues plus the specified amount based on the region in which you reside. IEEE Membership rates may be found on the IEEE website here. IEEE EdSoc membership dues are listed below.

Membership Type Dues
Professional Member $20 USD
Student Member $10 USD
Non-IEEE Member $95.50 USD

Minimum Income or Unemployed Provision

Applicants who certify that their prior year’s income did not exceed US$13,800 or equivalent are granted a 50% reduction in IEEE dues, regional assessment, and dues for one IEEE Society and its optional publications. Please submit written certification with application and payment. Student members are not eligible. Join EdSoc or add to your existing IEEE membership.

Young Professionals Program (YP)

If you are an IEEE Member who has received your first professional degree within the last fifteen years, you are automatically part of IEEE YP.  You can learn more about YP on the IEEE website here.

Senior Members

Senior member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. IEEE members can self-nominate, or be nominated, for Senior member grade. To be eligible for application or nomination, candidates must:

  • be engineers, scientists, educators, technical executives, or originators in IEEE-designated fields;
  • have experience reflecting professional maturity;
  • have been in professional practice for at least ten years;
  • show significant performance over a period of at least five of their years in professional practice.

For more information on the IEEE Senior Member Grade and to apply, visit the IEEE website here.