The Benefits of Membership

Parent Member

  • A 12 month membership starting July 1 thru June 30.
  • Discounted registration fees on all MSA conferences. 
  • Savings on MSA publications, including the Directory of Magnet and Theme-Based Schools, as well as a variety of MSA products.
  • MSA's popular monthly e-Choice electronic newsletter.
  • Full access to "members only" database of member schools and online communities.
  • Access to magnet school openings and events.
  • Legislative representation in the nation's capital supporting magnet schools. 
  • Web-based member news and updates.

Individual Member

  • A 12 month membership starting July 1 thru June 30.
  • Discounted registration fees on all MSA conferences.
  • Savings on MSA publications, including the Directory of Magnet and Theme-Based Schools, as well as a variety of MSA products.
  • MSA's popular monthly e-Choice electronic newsletter.
  • Full access to "members only" database of member schools and online communities.
  • Access to magnet school openings and events.
  • Technical assistance and program site evaluations at reduced rates through the National Institute for Magnet School Leadership (NIMSL).
  • Leadership training for principals, assistant principals, and district administrators from experienced professionals and NIMSL leaders during MSA's Summer National Leadership Academy.
  • Opportunities for certificate/graduate course credits (through participating colleges and universities) and CLU's for conference attendees.
  • Legislative representation in our nation's capital supporting magnet schools.
  • Web-based member news and updates.
  • Participation in MSA"s national awards programs including Magnet School Merit Awards of Distinction and Excellence, Principal of-the-Year, Teacher of-the-Year, and the National Student Poster Contest .

Institution Member


In addition to all the benefits listed above you will also receive:

  •  Conference registration discounts for all professional staff in your school.

District Member


In addition to all the benefits listed above:

  • Districts pay a lower membership rate per magnet school when they include all of their programs.

  • Recognition at the annual National Conference on Magnet Schools.

  • Member Districts pay a reduced-rate for NIMSL consultant services in curriculum development, marketing and recruitment, legal consultation, facilities planning, and professional development.

All members of Magnet Schools of America are added to appropriate mailing lists. They also receive a 50% discount on website job postings. Join us today!