WORD membership makes you part of a statewide organization that provides outstanding professional development, and supports excellent teaching, critical research, and the lifetime reading habit. You'll experience the benefits where they count the most -- in the practice of your profession, and the growth of your students.

  • Membership Year:  July 1 through June 30
  • Regular Membership is $20 annually and is designed for contracted teachers and adminstrators.
  • The Associate Membership category is $10 and is designed for student enrolled in a teacher preparation program, substitute teachers, non-contracted teachers, para-educators, and retired teachers.
  • On this form you will be prompted to select a local council nearest your home or place of employment. If there is no local council within easy commuting distance, or if you prefer to be a member-at-large, you can become a member of the At Large Council.