Membership Has Its Rewards

So, what value does a yearly membership with CETPA provide to you? Here are some of the important advantages you receive as a CETPA member.

  • Great Savings at our highly anticipated Annual EdTech Conference and other CETPA events
  • Networking and Professional Learning Opportunities that give you the power of face-to-face interaction with your counterparts. We happen to think they are pretty smart!
  • EdTech Listserv Forum Access - The most active and productive e-mail list serve solely devoted to California K-12 education
  • Learn valuable information and stay up to date on the hottest topics and best practices in the industry with the bi-annual CETPA EdTech Journal magazine
  • Gain Access to CETPA's powerful consortium buying power - check out our Programs for more information
  • Mentorship with the CTO Mentor Program – aspiring CTOs and technology directors can enhance their skills and become the top-tier leaders in California educational organizations
  • Be the first to know about legislation and advocacy efforts within California as they affect education technology
  • Valuable resources on hot topics and advocacy surrounding EdTech from our legal partners at Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost law firm
  • Consortium licensing programs that offer even more savings on licensing with Microsoft and Adobe products and services

In addition, new benefits are emerging as we move forward!

Here are the membership prices:


Individual Membership $90

Retired/Student Membership $25

Affiliate Membership $245

CETPA is the only association in California focusing on the needs of the IT Professional supporting schools.  Our benefits are unique and provide real solutions and relevant information for all aspects of the appropriate use of technology in schools.

Please allow 24 hours to process your membership.


Qualifications: Educational Memberships are available to those who are currently employees of any public or private educational institution, or employees of any non-profit educational organizations. Employing LEAs are increasingly covering the cost of individual memberships in order to support their employees’ professional development.


Qualifications: Individuals engaged or interested in educational technology who are not employed by or retired from an educational institution. This includes any employee of a company, corporation or other organization that is not a public education or non-profit entity.


Qualifications: Retiree Memberships are available to those who are retired from public or private educational institutions, such as schools, school districts, county offices of education, community colleges, universities, educational foundations, libraries, ROPs, state or local departments of education, government agencies, or other non-profit educational agencies. To be eligible for Retiree Membership, you must be drawing retiree benefits and not employed on a full-time basis. For membership, students must be carrying a full time schedule at a post secondary, accredited institution.