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Articles - Membership and Registration

Membership

Once you have registered as a member don’t forget to pay your membership fee to complete your membership.

  • Standard Membership: €30
  • Undergraduate Membership: €0 – for members still attending St Angela’s College of Education, Sligo. Please note, this is for undergraduate students only.
  • Retired Persons Membership: €15

ATHE Membership runs for the academic year – from 1st August of one year to the 31st July of the next. 

If you already hold an ATHE account all you have to do is sign in (www.members.athe-ireland.com) and renew your membership through the membership and payments tab on the left hand side of the page. 

When signing in please be aware if you signed up using a capital at the beginning of your email you must use it when signing in e.g. Jbloggs@gmail.com  and we now have a reset password function so if you can’t remember your password don’t worry just click the button and follow the instructions.


If you held a student membership last year please edit your profile and change your email so you can guarantee you get all of our emails.

If you do not have an ATHE Member Account please follow the instructions below:

Click here to go straight to the members page www.members.athe-ireland.com

1.Sign up as a member

2.Verify your account

3.Login in using your username and password

4.Then click on the membership and payments tab

Pick the appropriate fee to complete your membership

If you are having trouble signing up for an ATHE membership or you are having trouble with making a payment, please contact secretary@athe.ie 

Note

Please note members will not receive emails re. resources and are unable to attend the ATHE Business Meeting at the national conference unless they are a fully paid member of the association.

Membership as stated in the Constitution:

3.0 Membership. 
3.1 There shall be five categories of membership.

3.2 Ordinary membership shall be open to all persons who hold a teaching qualification in Home Economics or who hold a full time teaching post in a College of Education for Home Economics.

3.3 Retired membership shall be open to all persons who hold a teaching qualification in Home Economics and have reached pensionable retirement.

3.4 Life membership may be granted to members of the Association for outstanding service to Home Economics. The Central Executive Committee may make such a recommendation. The recommendation shall be put to a vote at the Annual General meeting and carried by a simple majority.

3.5 Honorary membership may be granted to non-members of the Association for outstanding service to Home Economics. The Central Executive Committee may make such a recommendation. The recommendation shall be put to a vote at the Spring Meeting to confer it at the Annual General Meeting and carried be simple majority. Honorary members shall not have voting rights.

3.6 Student membership shall be open to all those who are registered at recognised courses which will eventually qualify them for ordinary membership of the Association. Student members shall not have voting rights. They shall not be eligible to hold office at Branch or Central Executive Committee level.

3.7 Ordinary membership, retired membership and student membership shall be by application. An annual subscription shall be payable. The subscription for retired membership shall be half that of the ordinary membership. Student membership shall be free. The amount of the annual subscription shall be reviewed and determined at the Annual General Meeting.