Membership Benefits

Become a member of COABE and you will be eligible to receive:

Become a member of COABE and you will be eligible to receive:

    • COABE Journal: Members save $35 off the COABE Journal which has been a major voice in adult education for the last 40 years!
    • Employment Bulletin Board: Nationwide bulletin board created to assist our members in finding or posting employment opportunities.
    • Adult Education and Degree Credential Portal: The Portal connects you with higher education degree programs in adult education that best meet your professional needs.
    • National Institute for Literacy Scholarships: NIFL endowed $20,000 in gift funds to COABE for members that wish to attend our conferences. One $1,000 award is granted annually.
    • VIP Vendor Partners: COABE partners with leading adult education vendors to provide our members with special opportunities and substantial discounts.
    • Conference Mini Grants: With generous funding provided by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, COABE will award fifty mini grants to defray conference registration costs to attend the national conference.
    • Adult Educator Resources: The repository of best practices created by and for members contain many national conference presentations.
    • Awards, Incentive Grants, and Scholarships: Prestigious, competitive awards are given at the COABE Conference. Incentive grants and scholarships are also available.
    • Webinars: Members receive access to our new educational webinars from some of the top presenters at our national conference.

    You will need your membership number to access all membership benefits, including:

    • viewing/accessing webinars
    • discounts on conference registration
    • downloading the COABE Journal
    • accessing and uploading to the Adult Educator's Repository
    • voting in the COABE elections
    • receiving grants, scholarships, and awards

    If you have any questions about your membership, please contact or call 888-442-6223.

    VIP VENDOR April 2018

    New Benefit Offered to COABE Members

    COABE is an amazon smile partner

    COABE is an Amazon Smile Partner. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

    AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to COABE.