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.