Membership Overview

Who may join ACTEM?

  • Any Maine educator with an interest in or responsibility for computer technology in education is invited to become an individual member.
  • Non-profit institutions inside and out of Maine such as schools, school districts, public libraries, or qualified educational organizations who wish to take advantage of ACTEM's purchasing program (depending upon vendor requirements).
  • Retired former ACTEM individual members.
  • Vendors wishing to support the organization.

Why join? - See the new Pamphlet! - As well as the Purchase Consortium Info Sheet


ACTEM holds four meetings each year (September, December, March and May) utilizing the "Distance Learning" network to bring together members from Maine to discuss topics of common interest and concern. Sessions also provide learning opportunities on a variety of topics as well as a chance to join in roundtable discussions where members share expertise in problem solving. All are invited and lunch is provided for members.


ACTEM offers schools (once a $50 Institutional membership fee has been paid) significant price savings on major software lines including Adobe, Microsoft, Filemaker, Sophos AntiVirus, NoteShare from AquaMinds, Parallels, FirstClass (Jan-June only), Kaspersky, LanSchool and various subscriptions.


ACTEM provides a collective voice for those involved in K-12 computer technologies in issues dealing with certification, endorsements, etc.


ACTEM sponsors the annual MAINEducation Technology Conference held at the Augusta Civic Center each October. Members receive a $20 discount off the Friday conference fee.


ACTEM members also receive the Electronic Educator. This newsletter provides members with information on a variety of up to date topics both technical and educational.  For a copy of the current newsletter in .pdf format please check the Main ACTEM Page under "Recent News" OR for archived copies of the newsletter please check out Archives Page.


ACTEM members receive special pricing through coordinated volume purchases. For more information on our Software Buy and what kinds of savings this could mean to you and your school district check our website frequently or contact: Gary Lanoie (, Business Manager.  Phone 1-866-99-ACTEM.


ACTEM members receive Professional Development reimbursement managed by Dennis Kunces, Professional Development Coordinator. See our  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT page on this site. Several specialized trainings for members-only are typically held January-April.

What does membership cost? (memberships expire annually on June 30)

  • Individual Membership - $20 annually
  • Institutional Membership - $50 annually ($25 for small, one-school districts)
  • Retired Lifetime Membership - $50 one time charge
  • Vendor Membership - $200 annually

How does one join?

Click the "Online Membership Form" here or on the top left and enter the information required.

Membership may be paid by:

  • PayPal with our online system
  • Calling 1-866-99-ACTEM with your Visa, MC or AMEX credit card number.
  • Sending  a PO or check to: 

Gary Lanoie, ACTEM Executive Director/Business Manager

PO Box 187

Gorham, ME  04038

Phone:  207.222.4353  Fax:  207.222.2057


ACTEM accepts Visa, MC & AMEX for membership by phone


Association of Computer Technology Educators of Maine

P.O. Box 187, Gorham, ME 04038

Phone: (207) 222-4353    •    FAX: (207) 222-2057    •    Email: 

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