Why join NABMSE?

Why join NABMSE?

NABMSE has been in existence for over 50 years and has over 230 members in mainstream and special schools. Membership is open to any Board of Management in a recognised school in the Republic of Ireland providing education for children with special educational needs. These can be special schools, primary and post-primary mainstream schools.

NABMSE is a recognised partner in the education process and thus represents Boards of Management who provide education for pupils with special educational needs at meetings with Government Departments and other agencies.

Our Membership Benefits

Regular information on issues affecting education and special education

Advice and guidance on issues affecting Boards of Management in special education, including an advice line (open Mon - Fri).

An annual conference which focuses on special education.

The opportunity to be consulted and have views represented at committees and forums that affect education of pupils with special education needs.

Representation on forums, boards and working groups related to education and special education, ensuring that the voice of special education is heard.

Training and online training

Resources via the website, emails and newsletters

The opportunity to network with other Boards of Management at conferences, seminars and training.