Licensed Institutes FAQ

How can I pay the cost of the Institute?

  • Charge a registration fee - Collect a full or partial fee from each participant based on estimated attendance and cost per attendee.
  • Collaborate with other districts - Share the workshop and the expense with neighboring districts.
  • Solicit sponsorship - Many local businesses and other organizations realize the importance of professional development and may agree to sponsor all or part of the cost.
  • Apply for grants - Local, state, and national grants often fund professional development.

How do I market this workshop?

Allow AASL to help promote your event! AASL provides a notification of the planned event on the AASL website with a link to the licensee's website. AASL also provides descriptive and promotional information that the sponsor can use to develop publicity about the event.