Application for Membership is opened:

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 12:00 AM EDT


Administrative Coordinator 
Special Needs Advocacy Network, Inc. 
(508) 655-7999 

Group Membership - Join or Renew Today

Join SPaN at any time of the year and enjoy the many benefits for twelve full months! 

Membership benefits include:

  • New! Monthly Discussion Groups
  • 30% discount on entrance fees to SPAN’s events 
  • Monthly professional development
  • Annual BSEA Update
  • Eligibility for listing in our Professional Directory*, accessed by families & professionals statewide
  • Networking and brainstorming with Special Education Advocates who have a wide range of experience and expertise
  • Mentorship and training from proven, seasoned advocates
  • Access to 'Members Only' section of the SPaN website

"Introducing..." Section: For Members who choose to secure listings in our Professional Directory, we are pleased to offer our “Introducing…” section, in which we will include your contact information and photo on SPaN’s homepage. Advocates will be featured on a bi-weekly, rotating schedule throughout the year. This will provide optimal exposure during the academic year - a fantastic opportunity to market your services. To Participate you must opt in by emailing,, and provide a photo.


  • Membership Only - $75  
  • Membership with Professional Directory Listing - $175


  • Membership Only - $210 (for 3 or more)
  • Membership with Professional Directory Listing - $275.00 (includes 1 group listing)
  • additional individual listings for a Group - $50/each

*Professional Directory Listing  RequirementsA fundamental goal of SPaN's Board of Directors has been to develop and promote standards for practicing advocates, and promote the recognition of advocacy as a profession. SPaN recognizes and supports continued learning, as it is essential for advocates to stay current in the field of advocacy. To have a professional listing on the SPaN website, each listing member must meet the required 12+ hour ongoing training standard. Continued education hours can be achieved through SPaN workshops, FCSN trainings, conferences, presentations, classes, etc., that you attend and are related to the field of Special Education and Advocacy. For additional information regarding this requirement, please click here


Use the following links to complete your membership application: 


Group (3+ Members)


Please keep track of your login information, as you will need this to access the 'Members Only' page and register for SPaN's workshops.