Close

How to Become a corporate sponsor

The Virginia Association of Teachers of English appreciates the financial support of businesses and organizations that share VATE’s commitment to enhancing the quality of the teaching of English and language arts in the Commonwealth. VATE invites such groups to “join our team” by becoming corporate members, sponsors, or benefactors.

Corporate members must sign on before September 1 in order to place ads or be mentioned in the current year’s conference program. Anyone who signs on as a corporate member prior to September 1 will be eligible for ad placement and reduced vendor fees for the fall conference and all other corporate membership benefits.

Corporate Member: $200
  • one year membership
  • 20% discount on conference exhibitor fee
  • recognition as a Corporate Member in VATE Voices (our membership newsletter) and the conference program
  • listing on the VATE website corporate page
Corporate Sponsor: $500
  • one year membership
  • 50% discount on conference exhibitor fee
  • recognition as a Corporate Sponsor in the conference program
  • three ¼ page ads in VATE Voices (our membership newsletter) 
  • live logo link on the VATE website homepage and corporate page
Corporate Benefactor: $1000
  • one year membership
  • conference exhibitor fee waived
  • recognition as a Corporate Benefactor in the conference program
  • ½ page ad in the conference program
  • three ½ page ads in VATE Voices (our membership newsletter) 
  • live logo link on the VATE website homepage and corporate page
Apply to be a Corporate Sponsor!

Please note that VATE reserves the right to deny corporate membership to businesses and organizations that do not align with VATE and NCTE policies and standards.

While VATE gratefully acknowledges the support provided by corporate members, sponsors, and benefactors, VATE does not endorse particular commercial organizations. VATE disclaims any liability for personal injury or damage to property arising from purchase or use of any products.

We encourage you to contact businesses to receive the most up-to-date information on their products and services. Although we make every effort to keep contact information up-to-date, VATE cannot guarantee its accuracy or currency.

VATE Local Affiliates

Below are the VATE affiliates, the school systems that make up the affiliate, and the contact person for each. Additional information about affiliates can be obtained by contacting the Affiliate Committee Chair or the Executive Secretary. Anyone interested in restarting or joining an affiliate should contact VATE’s Affiliate Chair. Active affiliates will be recognized at the annual conference.

LIST OF VATE AFFILIATES COMING SOON!