Welcome to NAME



Over 2,000 members strong!
NAME is a 100% VOLUNTEER-Driven Organization
Get active! Get involved! Add your NAME to ours!

NAME’s membership encompasses the spectrum of professional educators and specialists, including early childhood, classroom and higher education faculty, administrators, psychologists, social workers, counselors, curriculum specialists, librarians, scholars, and researchers. Persons affiliated with cultural centers, museums, teacher education, ethnic studies, ELL and bilingual education, social science, anthropology, liberal and fine arts programs, and other departments, colleges, institutions and schools that emphasize multiculturalism are also encouraged to become members.

Membership Benefits

  • Free subscription to NAME’s quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives (for more information on the journal, contact Penelope Lisi, Co-Editor, at lisip@ccsu.edu or visit the Publications section of the NAME Web site);
  • Free NAME Newsletter published three times a year;
  • Free subscription to NAME-MCE, a ListServ (email discussion group) with over 2,000 members;
  • Reduced registration fee for NAME’s annual conference;
  • Opportunity to participate in state and local chapters, regional affiliates, and national committees;
  • Participation in the election of national officers, board of directors, and regional directors.

How to Join

There are two easy ways to join NAME:
1)  You can join now online. Click here to become a member.


2)  Or you can download and complete the NAME membership form and mail it to us at the National Office. CLICK to Download the NAME Membership Form

Annual Membership Dues

Individual Memberships
Regular $100.
Student $40.
Retired $60.
Community Activist $40.
International $65.
Institutional Memberships
P-12 $250.
Higher Education $500.
Corporate $1000.
Non-Profit A – Operating Budget < $25,000 $125.
Non-Profit B – Operating Budget > $25,000 $250.
Lifetime Memberships
Lifetime $2,000.
Subscribing Lifetime ($400/yr over 5 years) $2,000.

NAME is a registered  501-c.3  non-profit organization. NAME’s Federal Tax ID # is 72-119-3754

Questions about membership? Contact our Membership Chair:
Bette Tate Beaver at bette@nameorg.org

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