NCEA Membership

NCEA is the largest, private professional education association in the world. NCEA works with Catholic educators to support ongoing faith formation and the teaching mission of the Catholic Church. Our membership includes more than 150,000 educators serving 1.9 million students in Catholic education.

As a professional association whose focus is Catholic school education, NCEA’s focus is to lead, learn and proclaim by:

  • Developing current and future leaders;
  • Providing educational resources and strategically expanding professional development opportunities for those committed to the mission of Catholic education; and
  • Serving as the national voice for Catholic schools.

Additional benefits:

  • Momentum print and/or digital subscription.
  • NCEA Talk, a Catholic Education enewsletter.
  • Access to our online professional learning resource library.  
  • Catholic Schools Week Marketing Handbook and Liturgy Guide for your school.
  • No-cost webinars and member rates for professional development events and publications.


Assessment Tools

  • Discounts on religious education assessment tools to help Catholic parishes and schools assess their religious education programs and adult faith formation.
  • Member-exclusive offers on car rentals, tax-deferred annuity plans, supplemental insurance, and partner products and services.
  • An NCEA network of purchasing services.

For any questions about NCEA membership, please contact our Member Services Center by email or call (800) 711-NCEA [6232].



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