• Member Benefits & Dues

  • ABEC is the only non-partisan, statewide organization that brings together business and education leaders to share information and support a quality public education system in Arizona.  ABEC’s primary focus is the K-12 public education system, with linkages to pre-kindergarten, higher education and the workplace.  ABEC is funded through sponsorship, in-kind donations and membership dues.  As a 501(c)(3) membership organization, ABEC will not support or endorse any candidate running for public office nor will it influence the outcome of an election.


    ABEC advocates on behalf of the K-12 public education community, the children they serve, and the employers who need a strong, well-qualified workforce.  The “voice” of ABEC includes:

    • Over 60 public K-12 school districts and charter schools enrolling approx. 1 million children in Arizona
    • Higher education institutions (for-profit and non-profit) based in Arizona enrolling over 500,000 students
    • Individual businesses and business organizations representing over 2,000 Arizona businesses – large and small
    • Organizations that employ well over 100,000 Arizona residents.
  • Why join ABEC?

    • Be part of the business and education communities in forming a single, active voice in order to build a stronger, highly-skilled and knowledge-based workforce.
    • Be active in improving the Arizona K-12 public education system.
    • Get a first-hand, in-depth understanding of business & school issues from education and business leaders.
    • Help ABEC develop the state’s #1 resource - its future leaders!
  • What Are The Member Benefits?

    • Registration discounts to most ABEC events
    • An invitation to attend ABEC quarterly membership meetings
    • An invitation to attend Legislative Connection
    • An invitation to attend special engagement meetings
    • Most importantly, a voice in ABEC’s work
  • ABEC Member Dues

    Membership dues are paid annually and are based on the organization’s membership category:

    Membership Category Minimum Dues Level

    Nonprofit organizations, associations, foundations, and government agencies



    Educational institutions (school districts, charter schools, colleges/universities, etc.) 30 cents per full-time enrolled student, not   to exceed $5,500


  • ABEC Member Agreement Forms

    • Member Agreement Form – Business Organizations (Download PDF)
    • Member Agreement Form – Educational Institutions (Download PDF)
    • Member Agreement Form – Non-profit Organizations, Foundations, and Government Agencies (Download PDF)



  • Join ABEC and help make a difference.

    Download a membership form above or Request membership information today!