Membership Information

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Why should I join NAPDS?


Join thousands of colleagues around the world with whom you can network ideas, share resources and ask questions.


The NAPDS National Conference offers unique opportunities for learning.

News & Publications

Stay current with national, state and local partnership trends with PDS Partners, published three times yearly, and School-University Partnerships, a blind refereed journal published twice yearly.


As a volunteer on a committee or serving in an elective office, your expertise will help NAPDS expand its reach and influence in the school-university partnership community.

Membership Benefits

  • Subscription to PDS Partners magazine
  • Subscription to School-University Partnerships journal
  • Full access to NAPDS website
  • Membership dues are included in conference registration and runs from conference to conference
  • ability to participate in association leadership


Comprehensive Membership

Single membership for any professional who works with a school-university partnership.

Student/retiree Membership

Single membership for university students, retired professionals and supporters of school-university partnerships.

Two ways to join:

  1. Complete the Online Membership Form and pay with a credit card.
  2. Download the PDF Membership Form. Complete the form and return the form with a check to the address on the form.

Questions about membership? Please contact Dr. Cindy Van Buren at