To get the most out of your membership, get off on the right foot. Here are a few important steps to take as you begin your AORE membership experience.

Activate. If your program has joined as an organization member, your first step is to activate your own membership. This process authenticates each individual as the recipient of member benefits under the organization membership. (Those with individual memberships do not need to activate.) If you need assistance, contact the national office at

Log on and explore. To access members-only online content, you must be logged onto the website—so, of course, you’ll need a username and password. If you need assistance, contact the national office at

Complete (or update) your member profile. We want to know a little bit about you so we can deliver the content and communications that you’ll find most valuable. And current contact information is crucial to maintain your member benefits without interruption. 

Join the discussion. Discover, share, and connect with others through our members-only online message boards. Join boards of interest to you and start asking questions or sharing ideas with your peers.

Mark your calendar. Find a workshop, conference, or training that will help take your program and your career to the next level. View all of AORE's upcoming programming here

Bookmark key resources. Make it easy to find the resources you’re likely to use repeatedly. We recommend:

Take the next steps:

Questions about membership? Contact: at 810.299.2782 or