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Member Benefits


In addition to its Annual and Mid-Year Meetings, ACLEA serves its members in several important ways. All members are encouraged to suggest improvements in these services or additional services by contacting the Executive Director, The Member Services Committee Co-Chairs, or any member of the Executive Committee.

Educational Programs

Twice each year, ACLEA sponsors educational meetings for members. The Annual Meeting is held in July/August and the Mid-Year Meeting in January/February each year. The three-day meetings focus on every aspect of CLE planning, production, economics, publications and marketing. In addition, new members have special orientation and educational programming. The ACLEA Executive Committee deliberates at each meeting and a business meeting for all members addresses organizational issues.

Information on all educational opportunities, including downloadable brochures and on-line registration is available here.

Meetings are held in attractive locations such as San Francisco, Scottsdale, San Diego, New Orleans, Hawaii, Boston, and Vancouver. They offer great opportunities to network with your peers. Comprehensive course materials are a part of every meeting.

Help Network

If your operation is new or facing a particularly challenging situation, consult with an ACLEA member by phone, in person, via e-mail, or post your questions on the listserv. For a more extensive review of your operation, you can request an onsite audit by one or more senior ACLEA members. Don't hesitate to take advantage of professional guidance from your colleagues!


In the Loop, published quarterly, is packed with articles on cutting-edge topics such as technology-delivered CLE, trends in MCLE regulations, all aspects of publishing-both printed and electronic, techniques for improving customer relations, marketing and product development, customer research, office technology and management, strategic planning, and information about what's working and not working in similar jurisdictions.

ACLEA Member Directory

You can use the ACLEA Member Directory for instant communication with your peers and colleagues. Answers and assistance are only an e-mail or a phone call away.

New Member Orientation Program

New members are invited to attend special sessions at each mid-year and annual meeting-one session gives an overview of ACLEA, while others provide the basics for those new to the field.

InterNEt Exchange

ACLEA's Web site provides on-line information about upcoming events, committees, and links to members' Web sites. A special members only section includes the membership directory and our newsletter.

You can also subscribe to any of ACLEA's listserv to get fast answers to questions or concerns, and to learn about the latest issues confronting your peers and the profession.

CLE Library

An extensive library of course materials from ACLEA's Annual and Mid-Year Meetings are available to ACLEA members under the Resources tab.