Essential Elements of Association Management

In 2020, TSAE is moving our “Essential Elements of Association Management” course online to an eight-part webinar series.

This series is designed to provide a baseline for professionals with three or less years in the association industry.

Programs will be presented live throughout the year and archived for individual on-demand viewing. A full “Essential Elements of Association Management” on-demand package will also be available following the conclusion of the program later this year.

Fee (per program): TSAE Member: $45 / Non-member $75
CAE hour (per program): 1

Upcoming Live Programs

Legal Considerations in Association Management

Discover key rules and laws concerning board and association governance and risk management. Learn what to do to keep your organization on the good side of the IRS and how not to go to jail!

Presented by: Lori Gracey, CAE. Lori Gracey currently serves as the executive director of the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) and is responsible for training technology directors, administrators, curriculum supervisors, and teachers across the country. During her ten years in this position, she has led TCEA in membership and revenue growth, helped to pay off their building and purchase a new, larger building, and implemented new conferences, partnerships with other associations, and professional development opportunities for members and non-members.

Learn more and register

Programs Not Yet Scheduled

  • Education and Events
  • Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer Involvement
  • Association Finance
  • Government Relations

On-Demand Programs

Savoring Association Alphabet Soup

In this fast-paced and interactive experience, you will explore the important and varied functions of associations, understand key terms and language; expand your peer network; virtually connect with seasoned industry professionals; and explore the unique nature of volunteer-based organizations. Learn more and register 

Membership Recruitment & Retention

Membership is at the core of every association. How are you on-boarding? How are you retaining those who are joining? This session will explore ways to improve new member experiences and help you discover strategies that increase member engagement and influence renewals. As part of The Essential Elements of Association Management, this session along with the others in the series will provide a baseline for new professionals in the association industry. Learn more and register

Additional Resources from TSAE

Unpacking PACs for Associations

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TSAE is a CAE Approved Provider. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.

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