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Joining the A4L Community
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Becoming A Member

The Access 4 Learning Community is unique as it offers all members an equal voice.  Whether you are a small business or a multi-national, your voice and opinions count and you are welcomed round the 'A4L Table'.  Emphasis is put upon listening to end-user demands and requirements, so that we can develop the SIF standard to meet all the current educational marketplace needs and expectations.
The Access 4 Learning Community is THE place to contribute and develop the SIF Specification, with a Community filled with experts and market leaders in their fields, there is no better place to connect with your peers and start your interoperability journey!

"SIF effectively provides a solution to the pressing problems faced in the education sector, namely how it ensure data integrity and accuracy among disparate software systems, and it is provided via an open source standard developed with cooperative input from vendors and end users."  Bart Kunz, Lincoln County School District #2, WY

There are many different reasons why you should consider joining the A4L Community, each dependent on different circumstances, for example:

  • the size of your organization,
  • whether you are an end-user trying to deliver the best for your learners,
  • a vendor, trying to establish yourself in the marketplace, or
  • a government department or agency, trying to ensure that you are making policy decisions based on accurate up-to-date information…

To review the benefits of membership across the Community, please click here.


Start Your Membership Application

To start your membership application, please select from one of the following categories:


If you are an Association, Partner or Consortium who is interested in group participation, please contact us directly.

If you are already an existing A4L Community Member, and would like to join the Student Data Privacy Consortium, please contact us for special discounted rates!

Please ensure to complete the A4L Community Membership Agreement (End User / Vendor), and send a signed copy to once you have completed your online application.


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Student Data Privacy Consortium AND the A4L Community, please CLICK HERE.


A4L Community Membership Dues

   School/Districts (non-voting) School/Districts/Academies (voting) Multi-Academy Trusts LEA/Reg Service Entity; Local Authority TAFE Institute of Higher Education University Government/Govt Agency/RBC/State
 $385 $550 - - $1,500 - $2,500 $2,750
North America  $385 $550 - $1,100 - $1,650 - $2,750
United Kingdom
£250 £350 £500 £550 - £660 £1,100 £1,650

All membership dues are payable per annum, shown in either USD or GBP.
GBP rates are shown excluding VAT.


  Australia North America United Kingdom
$0-$0.75 million (AUD)  $1,100  -  -
$0.75-$1.5m (AUD) / $0-$1.5m (USD) / £0-£1.2m (GBP)  $2,200 $2,200  £1,375
$1.5-$5m (AUD/USD) / £1.2-£4m (GBP)  $4,400 $4,400 £2,800
$5-$25m (AUD/USD) / £4-£20m (GBP)  $6,600 $6,600 £4,290
$25-$50m (AUD/USD) / £20-£40.5m (GBP)  $8,800 $8,800 £5,720
$50-$100m (AUD/USD) / £40.5-£81.5m (GBP)  $13,200 $13,200  £8,800
$100-$250m (AUD/USD) / £81.5-£200m (GBP)  $18,700 $18,700  £12,100
$250-$500m (AUD/USD) / £200-£405m (GBP)  $24,200 $24,200  £15,500
$500-$750m (AUD/USD) / £405-£610m (GBP)  $30,800 $30,800  £20,300
$750-$1billion (AUD/USD) / £610-£815m (GBP)  $38,500 $38,500  £25,400
Over $1billion (AUD/USD) / Over £815m (GBP)  $47,300 $47,300  £31,200

All membership dues are payable per annum, shown in either USD or GBP.
Marketplace Provider membership dues are based on the organzation's gross annual revenue.
GBP rates are shown excluding VAT.


To review the benefits of membership across the Community, please click here.

  • SIF Association (dba Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community)

  • PO Box 1024, New Albany, Ohio 43054-1024

  • Phone: +1.202.621.0547