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There are many ways you can support CCME. Become a member, participate in our annual symposium as a presenter, exhibitor and/or a sponsor, attend a free webinar sponsored by CCME, volunteer to help with symposium planning and events, or donate to the CCME Endowment Fund to support higher education for our military community.


The following organizations are 2022-2023 members and support the mission of CCME (updated 12/08/22)

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to take advantage of your CCME membership benefits!

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April 2022 - March 2023

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 service members 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 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:

  • A portion of 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 - March 31. Annual membership categories and rates are as follows:




Annual Membership Benefits Brochure


For questions please contact

All membership information is proprietary.


Be a CCME Volunteer and join our community and make a difference in the CCME experience. Being a CCME Volunteer is not just volunteering your time, it is your commitment and partnership to embrace networking, enhance professional development, and expand professional prosperity to make a greater influence within our military education community. Complete the "Sign up here" at the bottom of the page to become a part of the solution in military education.​

By filling out the contact form below, and if I am approved by the CCME Board, I am acknowledging that I understand and agree with the following CCME Volunteer Rules:

  • CCME Volunteers are volunteering at their own free will and time.

  • CCME Volunteers understand they are volunteering for a non-profit organization with CCME.

  • I am authorizing my name and organization affiliate's name to be posted on CCME website for acknowledgment of being a Volunteer of CCME listed under the Affiliates' Page.

  • I understand that the CCME volunteer is a "Non-Paid" position Service can be changed or terminated at the sole discretion of an official CCME Board member at any time. In addition, the CCME Volunteers can also choose to withdraw from volunteer service at their discretion at any time as well.

  • CCME Volunteers are under the direction and guidance of a CCME Committee Chair, Board Member and/or President.

  • Executive CCME Board Members and CCME Chairs approve all Volunteer positions. CCME Volunteer positions are active under the current President's tenure you are approved. Each President and CCME Board approves Volunteers on an annual basis under their tenure.

  • I have never been convicted of a crime (felony or misdemeanor) other than a traffic violation.

  • It is recommended that CCME Volunteers become a member of CCME organization.

  • While serving as a CCME Volunteer, I adhere and will uphold all the rules listed above and be a lawful abiding citizen.


Volunteer Activities:

  • Agenda Conference Planning

  • Awards

  • Concurrent Sessions

  • Entertainment & Conference Activities

  • Evaluations

  • Legislative

  • Membership

  • Newcomers / Attendees Orientation

  • Outreach / Public Affairs

  • Reception

  • Registration

  • Scholarships

  • Speakers

  • Volunteerism


Other areas of expertise, please list in the contact form. (i.e. Military Spouses, Veterans, ACMEs)

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