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Become a Member

To apply to become a NEW or RENEWING MEMBER of the ACRES organization, please follow the instructions below:

ACRES Membership Application

Membership Categories

Please determine which membership category best meets your needs:

Regular Membership $75 per year (add $6 for international)
(individual professional)

Student Membership * $25 per year (add $6 for international)
(requires submission of a letter signed by the faculty advisor verifying that you are a full-time student and not also employed as a teacher, administrator or college instructor – send letter to

Institutional Membership $100 per year (add $6 for international) 
(national, state or local organization or agency must identify contact person who will receive membership benefits)

To Pay Dues By Credit Card

Please have your credit card ready, then select the link below and submit the requested information in our online form.

To Pay Dues by Check or Purchase Order

Download and print the form below, and follow the directions for mailing the form and payment to ACRES Headquarters.

ACRES New Membership Application (PRINT FORM)

If you need assistance with the payment process, please contact ACRES Headquarters at 304-293-3450.

NOTE: A $15 service charge will be assessed on all denied credit card payments or returned checks.