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Thanks to those of you who have already joined for 2018-2019!

Members of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) belong to the largest international organization dedicated to promoting, encouraging, and delivering quality education to servicemembers and their families in all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Each year, the CCME Professional Development Symposium generates the largest forum of its kind with an attendance of approximately 1,000 participants. The annual symposium fosters networking and interaction among key leadership across organizations in a collaborative environment focused on enhancing and optimizing voluntary education opportunities for servicemembers, veterans, and their families.

CCME membership Benefits include:

  • Generous Discounts on Annual Symposium Registration and Exhibitors fees ($500 Institutional/Organizational membership includes discounted registration for up to 15 attendees - a savings of $750)
  • CCME newsletters throughout the year
  • Scholarships for your students. Students from member-only institutions are eligible to receive annual CCME Scholarships
  • Promote your institution! A link from the CCME website to your organization's website (Institutional/Organizational memberships only)
  • Contribute to and receive current information about military education policy and practices
  • Organization/Institution Members receive permission to use the CCME Member logo on Organization's/Institution's and ACME Affiliate websites and literature
  • Networking opportunities with military education leadership

A portion of your membership goes to the CCME Scholarship Endowment Fund  dedicated to promoting education opportunities for qualified active duty Servicemembers, drilling reservists, National Guard members and their spouses. Contributions to the fund are provided in two ways:

  • 50% of all CCME membership dues are deposited into the Scholarship Fund.
  • Organizations and/or individuals, members and non-members, may choose to make a charitable donation to the Scholarship Fund at any time. Donations may be given in honor or in memory of an individual. Donors also have the option to honor an organization through their donation.

CCME includes representation from a wide audience:

  • DoD/Military Educators - Chiefs of Voluntary Education, Education Services Officers and Education Counselors
  • Higher Education - Colleges and Universities that strive to successfully serve the military and veteran students
  • U.S. Service Members - All branches of service
  • Veterans Affairs - VA leadership, veterans organizations and U.S. Veterans
  • Government Officials - DoE, DoD, VA, elected officials, and more
  • Corporations - Providers of educational materials and services

The CCME membership year runs from April 1 through March 31. Annual membership categories and rates are as follows:

  • $50 - Individual
  • $500 - Organization/Institution (Includes Memberships for 15 individuals within the Organization/Institution)

Join online today to take advantage of your CCME Membership benefits. For questions, contact:

Colonel Gerald "Jerry" Smith, USMC (Ret.)
Membership Chair, CCME


All membership information is proprietary.



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