Why join NABMSE?

Why join NABMSE?

NABMSE is the only education management body whose sole focus is Special Educational Needs. Our Executive Committee comprises experienced practitioners in a wide range of Special Educational Needs contexts.

NABMSE has been active in supporting and advocating in the Special Educational Needs sector for over 50 years. 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. We are the national voice for special schools, primary and post-primary mainstream schools with special classes.

Our Membership term runs from the 1st September to the 31st August. The cost is €100 per school.

Our Membership Benefits

We unite, support and advocate for our members.

We offer support to new special school principals, and to schools opening new special classes.

We consult and survey our members on key matters and use this information to strengthen our voice with the Department of Education and other statutory bodies.

We provide comprehensive data protection advice and training for our members.

We advise, guide and support our members on any matters of concern to them.

We organise support seminars/training for our members based on their current needs.

We update our members on new circulars/procedures relating to special education.