You are eligible for FULL Membership (Ordinary Membership $300pa) if you are:

  • A Substantive Principal or Deputy Principal of a government Education Support School, Centres or facility.
  • A Relieving or acting Principal or Administrator of a government Education Support School, Centre or Facility for the period of the position.
  • A Substantive Education Support Principal or Administrator on temporary secondment to other duties.
  • A leader in an equivalent position subject to the approval of the Executive Committee by a 75% majority vote.

You are eligible for Associate Membership ($200 pa) if you are a:

  • Level 3 Classroom Teacher in a government Education Support School, Centre or Facility.
  • Teacher working in a WA government Education Support School, Centre or Facility and are seeking to obtain the necessary skills and experience to become a Principal or Administrator in the Education Support Context.
  • Former Association member who has resigned or retired from employment with the Department of Education WA.
  • Principal or Administrator (or their equivalent) in non-government schools.
  • Member of other national or international Education Support Associations.
  • Director or Senior Executive in the WA Department of Education.
  • Senior positions in Educational Institutions.
  • Former Association member who currently hold a substantive administrative position other than that of an Education Support Principal or Deputy Principal.
  • Principal or Deputy Principal of government Primary or Secondary schools whose professional interests include Education Support / supporting children with special education need.

If you meet the eligibility described above, please click below to register.

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Membership upon Application

You may apply to the WAESPAA Executive for an Associate Membership if

  • You hold any other leadership role, not specified above, supporting children with special education need.

Membership requests are subject to the approval of Executive (75% Majority Vote).

If you would like to apply for Associate Membership, please send an email to the WAESPAA Secretary outlining the following:

  • Your name & position / title
  • Your contact details
  • Organisation name
  • The specific industry or sector you are working in – e.g. Education, Government, Non-Government etc.
  • Summary of current Special Education Need role supporting children with disability / experience

We look forward to hearing from you.

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