Join SSWAN !

"The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake." - Meister Eckhart

SSWAN is the best state level vehicle for School Social Workers to join together on current issues that affect our profession and the children and families we serve. Our effectiveness depends on member support. If you have a Master's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work and are employed in a School Social Work capacity, or if you are a professional who works with or for schools or children's services, please join us!

Membership Cycle

SSWAN offers an annual membership cycle coinciding with an academic calendar year: August 1st to August 31st of the following year.

Membership must be paid in full by September 30th, or are subject to an increased fee of $5.00, starting October 1st.

Membership Benefits

  • Ancillary membership in the Midwest School Social Work Council

  • Includes basic SSWAA membership, including liability insurance (REGULAR membership only)

  • Direct contact information with School Social Work associates in NE

  • Professional advocacy at national, regional and state levels

  • Special rate for annual SSWAN conference and Leadership Academy

  • Expanded recognition of the profession of School Social Work

  • Training and professional development


for 2022-2023

REGULAR membership is $65/year

Master's or Bachelor's degreed Social Workers employed in a School Social Work capacity

FIRST TIME membership is FREE in 2022-2023, thanks to a partnership with Children's Hospital and Medical Center

ASSOCIATE membership is $40/year

Other professionals involved with schools or children's services

(no voting privileges, no liability coverage)

STUDENT membership is $25/year

RETIRED membership is FREE

Remember, everyone must fill out membership form every year! (see Membership Link above)

Preferred payment method: Use the drop down box to choose the appropriate membership and click "Buy Now" to take you to Paypal to complete payment.

If paying by check, please email and make checks out to "SSWAN"

Mail to:

Susan Jones

1401 High School Drive

Bellevue, NE 68005