The majority of our members learn about AEA through friends or colleagues. We value the word-of-mouth references because they are a true testament to the benefit our members receive. If you know of evaluation colleagues, students or friends who would benefit from AEA education, involvement, or membership, we encourage you to share your experience with them.
We are always looking to widen our community and we appreciate your support in this effort. You can reference the below materials to talk about AEA’s offerings.
Use the following talking points to get the conversation about AEA started.
Post the below copy to your preferred social media platform. Don’t forget to tag us on Facebook or Twitter!
Tailor this sample email to directly communicate the importance of an AEA membership.
Hi < Name >,
I’m reaching out to encourage you to join the American Evaluation Association (AEA). AEA is a professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation.
The association, with about 6,000 members, works to improve the evaluation field, increasing evaluation use and promoting it as a profession. AEA offers its members invaluable resources, including:
As a member for < X amount of time >, AEA has < insert sentence or two about what AEA has done for you – education, connections, etc >.
AEA needs people like you to keep the evaluation field improving and evolving. Being involved in AEA can help you leverage your skillset and take your career to the next step.
Learn more about becoming a member here. Please let me know if you’d like to further discuss AEA membership!
< Your name here >