Raising the bar for theatre educator professional development.

How EdTA Membership Benefits You

Membership Benefits

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) offers memberships for educators at every stage of their careers — from the theatre education major just starting out to the most experienced theatre teacher.

Check out the exclusive benefits offered only to our professional, pre-professional, affiliate, and emeritus members:


Theatre Educator Pro

Theatre Educator Pro: EdTA’s flagship tool, Theatre Educator Pro raises the bar for theatre educator professional development through an online suite of resources offering standards-based curricula, K-12 lesson plans, live and on-demand webinars, and much more. New materials are added regularly for use in class and onstage, creating an ever-evolving catalog.


Teaching Theatre

Teaching Theatre: All professional members — including International Thespian Society troupe directors — receive a copy of this bimonthly journal. A typical issue might include an article on acting, directing, playwriting, or technical theatre; a profile of an outstanding educational theatre program; a piece on curriculum design, assessment, or teaching methodology; and reports on trends or issues in the field, such as funding, standards, or certification.



Dramatics: Teachers also get a subscription to this bimonthly magazine for high school theatre students — an excellent classroom resource. Features include new plays; practical articles on acting, directing, designing, and producing; college advice; and career-oriented profiles of working theatre professionals.


Career Center

Career Center: Access job listings, post your résumé, and look for qualified theatre education professionals in this online career database. Search by job title, keyword, or location. Plus, members get one free job posting per year.


Mentor Match

Mentor Match: EdTA’s mentoring program is a unique online networking and career development tool that helps members find, connect, and share experiences with others. Mentors and mentees can be in the same city or on the other side of the world.


Teaching Artists Directory

Teaching Artists Directory: Teachers can use this members-only tool to search for subject matter experts to supplement their classroom work, providing students with a more well-rounded learning experience.


Member Discounts

Member Discounts: Access discounted pricing for the EdTA National Conference and other events, plus enjoy savings in the EdTA online store.

And much more!