"I attribute the vast majority of success I have had in my career to the connections I have made through ELA. This is an incredibly welcoming and collaborative environment. Regardless of career phase or constituency, all members are valued...."

-Joy Blanchard, Ph.D.

ELA welcomes attorneys, professors, school administrators, consultants, and other education professionals who are interested in legal issues in education. Qualifying libraries may purchase the subscription option.

Membership in ELA will give you acces to unbiased information on legal issues in education to make the best decisions you can for your profession. Our collaborative member community gives you access to ideas and opinions from individual members. Current members include: practicing attorneys; administrators and faculty in schools of education and law; school board members; public/private school administrators and teachers; staff members of state and federal education agencies and professional associations; libraries; and students. 

"I have been affiliated with ELA through several stages of my life: as a law student, as a PhD student, and as a practitioner, and there are few things that can point to that have more strongly prepared me in a well-rounded way to be a practitioner of education law."

–Emily Richardson, J.D., Ph.D.

"ELA offers excellent balance between scholarly discourse and practitioner-oriented materials for attorneys and administrators at the  public school and college university levels."

–Joseph C. Beckham, J.D., Ph.D. 

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