The Colorado Association for Bilingual Education is a Colorado Non-profit Corporation recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501.c.3 that is organized exclusively for educational purposes, promoting the provision of linguistically and culturally appropriate education services to children, youth, and adults.
CABE is a membership corporation which means that the members of the organization elect its board of directors and direct the mission, vision, and activities of the organization. CABE is run entirely by its members who volunteer to serve the organization.
Membership is open to all persons whose aim and principles are in accord with the organization and who has paid dues for the current year. The membership shall be the legislative and policy-making body of the Corporation.
CABE members are responsible for the operation of the organization. Each member is allowed to vote in the election of its Board of Directors.
CABE members, who have been members in good standing for 1 or more years, are eligible to be nominated and elected to serve on the Board of Directors.
Current CABE Members receive reduced registration rates at its annual conference.
Current CABE Members receive free or reduced rates at CABE professional development, networking, and social events held throughout the year.
Current CABE Members receive a free subscription to Language Magazine.
Current CABE Members are eligible to apply for CABE Grants (awarded exclusively to members).
The easiest way to become a member is by attending the annual CABE Conference. Registration to the Conference grants you complimentary membership for a year.
All members receive the same benefits however different fees apply to those in different positions. Current dues for membership are:
$20 Parent (not a school employee or student)
$15 Student (includes students at all levels through doctoral level as long as you are non-teacher, non-administrator, non-para.)
$20 Community Member ( This is intended for a community member who is not otherwise affiliated with the schools, families, or business.)
$25 Teacher/Educator (This includes all non-administrative personnel including university instructors and professors)
$35 Administrator/Principal (This includes directors, coordinators, and others who are in not school employees and not in direct instruction.)
$35 Other (for businesses, business people, organizations, etc.)
$250 Lifetime Membership. Enjoy the benefits of being a CABE member for the rest of your life. Remain connected to your professional organization even after you retire or move on by becoming a CABE Lifetime Member.
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