Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Become a CELA Member

Become a CELA Member

Membership in the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture is available as two options: Institutional (for organizations) and Corresponding (for individuals). Institutional Membership is offered at three levels based on the organization’s ability to meet specific criteria. Consult the checklist below to determine which level is appropriate for your institution.


Institutional Membership

For institutions engaged in or interested in Landscape Architecture education.


Corresponding Membership

For individuals interested in Landscape Architecture education.


Benefits of Membership

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture members in good standing enjoy unique career-supporting opportunities and benefits:
  • Complimentary copy of Landscape Journal, the preeminent scholarly journal for educators in Landscape Architecture and related professions
  • Communication from CELA about select opportunities and updates
  • Discount member registration to the CELA Annual Conference
  • Eligibility to participate in exciting and collaborative programs and positions:
      Hold positions of leadership on the CELA Board of Directors (Executive Committee and Regional Directors)
    Participate on a variety of CELA Standing Committees
      Become a Conference Track Chair
      Review presentation abstracts for the CELA Conference
      Review papers for publication in Landscape Research Record
      Review manuscripts for Landscape Journal
    ◊  Become nomination-eligible for Teaching, Service, and Research Awards
      Contribute to CELA Forum


To Join CELA

Select, complete and submit the appropriate form to begin the membership application process.


CELA Schedule of Annual Dues

Institutional Membership:

  • Full Member

$2,000 + $60 per each full time equivalent
Landscape Architecture faculty member

  • Associate Member


  • Affiliate Member



Corresponding Membership:


All fees are shown in U.S. dollars. Consult descriptions and eligibility criteria for levels of membership.


Contact CELA with your membership questions.