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NESA Affiliate Organization Status

For over 50 years NESA has been serving member schools by facilitating sustainable and systemic school improvement based on the best practices of American and international education, with the goal of maximizing student learning. NESA Member Schools are elementary or secondary private independent American/international schools that offer a comprehensive standards-based US type curriculum with English as the primary medium of instruction.

NESA Affiliate Organization Status is open to any organization that supports NESA's mission and vision, shares NESA's core values, and wishes to participate in NESA's conferences and institutes. Applications are approved by the Executive Director based on assessment of fit and no conflict of interest.

Affiliate Organization Benefits

NESA offers two Affiliate Organization packages: Standard and Premium.


Enjoy the following Standard Benefits as a NESA Affiliate Organization:

Be Recognized

New Affiliate Organizations are celebrated with an announcement in the online NESA News and on social media upon joining. Additionally, you will receive an Affiliate Certificate as well as materials to help you share your status with NESA.

Your Logo Proudly Featured by NESA

Your organization will be publicly listed with thanks on the Our Supporters page of the NESA website.

Exhibit at Reduced Rates

Enjoy a 40% reduction on exhibit table registration fees at in-person events.

Leverage the NESA Directory

Receive access to the new NESA Membership Directory, and share information with the NESA community via a listing for your organization.

Access the NESA Member Hub

Manage your NESA directory listing, subscriptions, billing, and event registrations from the new NESA Member Hub.

Apply for Speaking Opportunities*

Exclusive to NESA Members and Affiliates: apply to present a one-hour Learning Partner Session at the NESA Fall Leadership Conference to share resources, best practice, effective programs and initiatives, and cutting-edge innovations.

Sponsor & Advertise with NESA

Receive reduced rates for available advertising opportunities and special consideration for sponsorship of NESA in-person events, including the design of custom packages tailored to your needs in consultation with NESA.


All Standard Benefits and the following additional benefits are offered with Premium Affiliate Organization Status:

Priority Consideration for Speaking Opportunities*

As a Premium Status Affiliate, your application to present a one-hour Learning Partner Session at the Fall Leadership Conference will be given priority.

Present a Webinar*

Apply to present a Spring Learning Partner Webinar in partnership with one of your established NESA Member or Affiliate School connections. Showcase your expertise and contribute to the NESA community by sharing impactful case studies and innovative approaches in your field.

Consult with NESA’s Executive Director

Connect for an onboarding call with NESA Executive Director Madeleine Hewitt. Share information about your products and/or services and exchange ideas relating to educational development in International Education.

Sponsor a Webinar - Free!

Sponsor or co-sponsor a NESA online webinar at no additional cost. Your logo will be featured on the webinar holding slide and NESA website.

Contribute to NESA NEWS

Publish up to two articles in the online NESA News, to be shared in our monthly NESA News Digest. Articles may take the form of advertorials sharing knowledge and expertise, and/or event announcements.

Be Social

Receive a social media push! Throughout the year, NESA will re-share relevant social media posts from your platforms to ours – just @mention us, or drop us a line!

*Submitting an application does not guarantee selection. Availability is limited, and acceptance is subject to review and approval.

Affiliate Organization Dues 2024-2025:

All amounts are in US Dollars (USD).
Fees quoted are for the current membership year, running July 1 to June 30.


Learn more about the benefits of joining the NESA community at a glance.

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