Find Your Professional Home at AEE

Become part of a dynamic network of individuals who believe that the core of learning is greatly enhanced by experiential practices.

AEE IS..

GLOBAL

Our community of members is comprised of hundreds of professionals, students, and learners who work or study in some capacity with Experiential Education. Our members are from over 30 Countries, bringing global perspectives to everything that we do.

 

EXPANSIVE

Our members don't fit into just one category. We recognize and champion the fact that experiential education can take place in many different settings and contexts, and work hard to create a community of inclusion, open dialogue, and access to facilitate the connection between individuals from all areas of professional focus, perspective, and background

AEE Members include: Practitioners, Training & Development Professionals, Classroom  Teachers, Professors, Students, Researchers, Clinical Adventure Therapists, Parks & Recreation Professionals, Camp Directors & Staff, Consultants, Non-Profit Directors & Staff, Environmental Educators, and more.

Whatever your area of practice, study or interest, you belong here.

"AEE has most impacted me by showing me that I am not alone in the work that I do; by inspiring me, showing me the world of possibility that exists in the field of experiential education."

WELCOMING

We have fun. Lots of it. This community is vibrant and thrives on collaboration and connection. Meet trailblazers and experts, collaborate with others in your geographic region, bounce ideas around with professionals from other areas of practice, and create lasting professional connections and friendships.  

"AEE is energizing, it is where I have met and will meet my best buds, it's inclusive and makes perfect sense for my ongoing professional learning."

 

HERE FOR YOU, GROWING WITH YOU. 

We would not be able to provide resources to this global community without you. If you enjoy using our free community resources, have attended a community event, or want to support us, please consider donating to AEE or joining AEE as a Member. Your contributions, no matter how small, allow us to continue to grow, keep pricing accessible and sustain this organization.

To provide more flexibility in selecting member benefits that matter most, we offer different tiers of membership for both Individuals and Organizations. You can join for just $60! Or, join as an Organization and get up to 25 individual profiles for your staff (for free!). 

Review Membership Types & Tiers

YOUR PROFESSIONAL HOME

Along with a welcoming community, we provide some pretty great member benefits to boost your professional development.

We Offer: 

"Working for a small outdoor ed nonprofit, it has been awesome to be able to connect to similar practitioners in my region through the conferences.  I also have found the webinars/professional development opportunities to be an invaluable resources. I love the research articles in the JEE, they help me to stay current on the field findings and practices."

List of Member Benefits

 


 What our Members are saying...

“The opportunity to meet and be exposed to people and ideas outside of my traditional practice areas has been eye-opening and inspired me to expand my practice areas and network.”

"AEE is energizing, it is where I have met and will meet my best buds, it's inclusive and makes perfect sense for my ongoing professional learning."

"AEE has provided me with a support system that is far greater than a simple association- a community of people that are making world changing differences in their communities."

"Working for a small outdoor ed nonprofit, it has been awesome to be able to connect to similar practitioners in my region through the conferences.  I also have found the webinars/professional development opportunities to be an invaluable resources. I love the research articles in the JEE, they help me to stay current on the field findings and practices."

"AEE has most impacted me by showing me that I am not alone in the work that I do; by inspiring me, showing me the world of possibility that exists in the field of experiential education."

“AEE has helped frame social justice in outdoor education and has been integral in my professional development throughout my career.”

"It is my professional home, where other professionals who share the same passion for EE can be found. AEE's focus on social justice helps keep me focused on the reasons we do the work we do. It is all about the clients and students with whom we work."

“AEE has values that embrace diversity, excellence, and interactive learning.”

"AEE has been my professional home since Grad School!"