VA-ACME Membership

The members of the Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME), belong to a charitable non-profit organization that is a leader in Military Education.  VA-ACME supports education of our Armed Services members and their families.  VA-ACME provides a forum for the discussion of current issues and planning for future programming. We encourage cooperative and coordinated efforts for efficient and effective educational services for Armed Services personnel and their family members.

Member Benefits

  • Military Education updates provided through the VA-ACME newsletters
  • Promotion of your institution/organization – Institutional/organizational memberships:
    • Your institution’s/organization’s name will be listed on the VA- ACME website on our membership page.  This includes a link from the VA-ACME website to your organization’s website. 
    • Institution/Organization Members receive permission to use the VA-ACME Member logo on Organization's/Institution's websites and literature
  • Discounts Institutional/Organizational membership includes discounted registration for up to 5 attendees (equals 1 free individual membership)
  • Scholarships for your students. A portion of all membership dues are allocated for the scholarships awarded at the annual VA-ACME symposium
  • Networking opportunities with military educators

VA-ACME membership includes

  • Military Educators – Representatives from Military Installations to include Education Services Officers and Education Counselors
  • Higher Education – Representatives from educational institutions recognized by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to operate in Commonwealth of Virginia. 
  • Veterans Affairs - Veterans organizations and U.S. Veterans
  • Government Officials - DoE, DoD, VA, elected officials, and more
  • Corporations/Organizations - Representatives from any organization that actively supports and promotes higher education programs to the military, and which are approved by the Executive Board.
The VA-ACME membership year runs from January 1 through December 21st. Annual membership categories and rates are as follows:
  • $25 - Individual
  • $100 - Organization/Institution (Includes Memberships for 5 individuals within the Organization/Institution)

Join Today and take advantage of your VA-ACME membership benefits!


Desiree Butts, Membership Co-Chair, VA-ACME
Monique Rico-Chavez, Membership Co-Chair, VA-ACME