Some Reasons to Join the International Listening Association

Membership in the ILA gives you instant connection to top teachers, scholars, researchers, trainers, and authors in the field. These networking opportunities will give you exposure to cutting-edge listening research, training, and pedagogy. You will gain new ideas and strategies for promoting listening within your own career field. 

Some benefits of joining the International Listening Association:

  • Business opportunities
  • Research projects
  • Resources for teaching or training and development
  • Listening assessment and evaluation tools
  • Publications: International Journal of Listening, Listening Education, The Listening Post and archived editions of The Listening Professional
  • Webinars
  • Dialogue space, resource network, ideas hotspot, news source, listening quotations, listening facts
  • International community – connect with members in 19 countries across the globe.
  • Opportunities to share your listening experiences and activities
  • Opportunities to earn listening qualifications

Membership Levels, Fees, and Application

You can apply online for ILA membership at various levels. It will only take a moment to become a member.

  • Regular Membership: One year, $120; two years, $220
  • Organizational Membership: $675 (includes membership and reduced convention fees for two people)
  • Lifetime Membership: $1,575 or five (5) annual payments of $350; includes reduced convention fees
  • Student Membership: $60; A  temporary, regular  membership shall be available to persons who are enrolled  as students in an accredited institution of learning. You will be asked to submit proof of enrollment to the board, (5 year max or appeal to the Board)
  • Retired/Emeritus Membership: $60 (not open for new members; this level is reserved for retired persons who have been members for at least five years or appeal to the Board)
  • If you are a current member, renew your membership with this link. 
  • Former members wishing to rejoin, please contact the ILA Executive Director for access to your previous profile and renewal instructions. (info@listen.org)

The application process will allow secure online payment options with your credit card.

All membership categories include voting rights and online access to all publications. 

There is no charge to ILA Members for ILA online journals. If you require a print copy of the IJL, there is a $20 per year fee which is billed separately each fall.  A print copy of the Listening Education Journal is available by downloading it to your computer.

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Belle Plaine, MN 56011, USA
Phone: (001) 952-594-5697
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