Any individual who expresses an interest in the goals and mission of the association may join. Membership in NAEE is open to persons who have specifically-designated professional responsibilities in economic education or a strong interest in furthering economic education at all levels. Many members are affiliated with a Center for Economic Education or a state Council on Economic Education, affiliated with the Council for Economic Education, Federal Reserve Economic Education, or other organization closely aligned to the goals and mission of the Association. Teachers at all levels are also welcome.
Honorary membership is extended to individuals who have been elected to such distinction by the NAEE Executive Committee. Honorary members are non-voting members and are not assessed dues.