Join WCET today to connect with our community of higher education leaders and practitioners, at the forefront of leveraging technologies to open the classroom, extend the campus, and provide high-quality programs.

WCET brings together colleges and universities, higher education organizations, and companies to collectively improve the quality and reach of digital learning programs. We achieve this by the cooperative exchange of resources, solutions, and services among our members. WCET serves higher education in the U.S., Canada, and beyond.

WCET’s vision is to advance learner access and success through postsecondary digital learning for a more equitable world.

NOTE: This page refers to WCET Membership. If you are looking for WCET’s State Authorization Network (SAN), follow this link to the SAN website or contact Cheryl Dowd.  

WCET Member-Only Benefits

WCET Services Member Benefit Price to Member Price to Obtain from External Sources
Annual Meeting Significant registration discounts, free preconference workshops, and member-only sessions. 60-100% discount for members Other meetings run up to $2,500
Member-Only Events Member-only virtual summit, webinars, policy sessions, and monthly closer conversations. Free or very low cost Other meetings run up to $2,500
Articles Digest Recommended articles are shared in the member news weekly email, Article topics rotate between policy, student success, and technology. Included in membership Subscription fees
Members-Only News Email List Access to policy alerts and analytics, emerging information, vetted practices, and events. Included in membership Subscription fees
Members-Only Community and Discussion Emails On-demand access to nearly 5,000 peers, experts, and practitioners daily. Topic-focused online communities such as the AI workgroup. Included in membership Subscription fees
Job Postings to Over 4,000 Members & Posted Publicly on the Web Reach professionals with the skills to fill your positions. Included in membership Up to $500 per job post
WCET Resources Helpful, just-in-time resources and policy briefs. Member-only resources around critical topics including: federal negotiated rulemaking for distance education, artificial intelligence, accessibility, microcredentials, and more. Included in membership Contracted rates of >$20,000 for consultants
Frontiers Blog Hot topics and sage advice from seasoned practitioners. Included in membership Subscription fees or ‘selling’ your contact information to advertisers
On EdTech Subscription Service Subscription to the On EdTech LMS market analysis service, including two main reports per year and monthly newsletter updates providing commentary on current news. No cost to WCET institutional members Up to $3,000
Sponsorship and Engagement À la carte pricing without a sponsorship package is available to WCET Members. Options include: online community ads, listing in marketing communications, and more. Full details on sponsorship and engagement. $500 – $5,000 Variable
Membership Pricing on SAN Join WCET’s State Authorization Network at the member rate. $1,000 n/a

Membership Dues Schedule

WCET dues cover 12 months and membership becomes effective on the application’s approval date. Your organization’s employees (and students for institutions) can benefit from one WCET membership.

WCET also offers membership at the Supporting Member level for those institutions, organizations, and corporations that wish to invest more in WCET. Supporting membership emphasizes an institution or organization’s commitment to WCET. As a thank you, WCET will provide Supporting Members with additional recognition, invitations to exclusive events, and opportunities to contribute to WCET communications or publications.

Two-Year Institutions
(based upon primary level of degrees/certifications offered)
Standard Member Supporting Member
Institution with less than 5,000 student FTE $1,600 $5,000
Institution with 5,000 or more student FTE $3,600 $5,000


Four-year Institutions Standard Member Supporting Member
Institution with less than 5,000 student FTE $1,850 $5,000
Institution with 5,000 or more student FTE $3,850 $5,000


Higher Education Offices and Other Nonprofit Organizations Standard Member Supporting Member
State or system higher education office $1,850 $5,000
System or consortia office $1,850 $5,000
Non-profit organization $1,850 $5,000


Corporations Standard Member Supporting Member
Corporation with 10 or fewer employees $1,025 $10,000
Corporation with 11 – 74 employees $2,750 $10,000
Corporation with 75 or more employees $5,500 $10,000

“In my many years of leading online learning organizations, WCET has consistently been my ‘go-to’ organization for objective and nuanced policy analysis, leading-edge insights on educational technology, and a source of a reliable, knowledgeable, and inclusive community-of-practice.”

–  Tina Parscal, Associate Vice Chancellor for CCCOnline and Academic Affairs, Colorado Community College System