Member Benefits

WCASS is a statewide organization devoted to improving services to children with special needs by promoting professional leadership, providing opportunity for study of issues pertaining to special services, and facilitating communication and collaboration on behalf of special needs students. 

Membership dues are payable on-line with MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express, or you may select an option at the end of the on-line application to be invoiced. Join WCASS today!

WCASS benefits are as follows for each member type:

Professional


Note: Membership fees are eligible to be paid for through IDEA Flowthrough grant.

$400

Full voting and board participation access.  Currently employed as Director or Assistant Director of Student Services with a current WI DPI 80 or 81 license.

Professional Membership benefits include: 

  • Daily Wisconsin Education News
  • Discussion Starters
  • Newsletter
  • SAA Legislative Alerts
  • SAA Membership
  • WCASS Conference Discounts
  • Access to Member Only section of Website
  • Academy and Webinar Discounts
  • Voting Rights at State and Regional WCASS meetings
  • Opportunity to represent WCASS on committees
  • Eligible to run for WCASS Elected Office

Associate  


Note: Membership fees are eligible to be paid for through IDEA Flowthrough grant.

$250

Non-voting, non-office holding members. Currently employed in non-director role. Examples include: principals, district administrators, coordinators, consultants, coaches, higher ed instructors, school psychologists, school social workers, school counselors.

Associate Membership benefits include: 

  • Daily Wisconsin Education News
  • Discussion Starters
  • Newsletter
  • SAA Legislative Alerts
  • SAA Membership
  • WCASS Conference Discounts
  • Access to Member Only section of Website

Pre-Professional

$50

Currently enrolled in an administrative prep program. Maximum two years in this membership category. 

Pre-professional Membership benefits include: 

  • Daily Wisconsin Education News
  • Discussion Starters
  • Newsletter
  • SAA Legislative Alerts
  • SAA Membership
  • WCASS Conference Discounts
  • Access to Member Only section of Website
  • Academy and Webinar Discounts

Retiree

$50 (free for former board members)

Non-voting, non-office holding members. No longer employed in any capacity, including private practice consulting or coaching. For retired WCASS members who want to maintain professional contacts and engage in professional learning.


Retiree Membership benefits include: 

  • Daily Wisconsin Education News
  • Discussion Starters
  • Newsletter
  • SAA Legislative Alerts
  • SAA Membership
  • WCASS Conference Discounts