Great Public Schools for Every Student
Thank you for your interest in joining the NEA Student Program!
Who can enroll?
Student Membership is available if you are enrolled in a postsecondary program that is preparatory for employment
in a position that will make you eligible for Active (teacher) membership in the NEA.
When can I enroll?
Enrollment for the current membership year is offered online from the start of the membership year, September 1,
through the end of May. Beginning June 1, the online system accepts applications for enrollment for the next membership
year, however you can still enroll for the current year by submitting a paper enrollment form and check payment. Contact
your State Education Association or Student Program Representative if you need an enrollment form.
Membership Year and Benefits Coverage
The current membership year, 2016-2017, runs from September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017.
Benefits of current-year membership, including Employment Educators Liability insurance coverage, are effective from the date application is made
with payment, through the end of the membership year. Certain benefits may apply retroactively from the beginning of the membership year; contact your
State Education Association for details.
For more information about benefits of NEA Student Program Membership: click here.
The next membership year, 2017-2018, runs from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018. Benefits of
membership do not begin until September 1, even if you enroll before that date. If, after June 1, you are not a current-year member but need
immediate proof of membership for insurance coverage, please submit a paper enrollment form for current-year membership.
Early Enrollment Program
The Early Enrollment Program offers first-time members enrollment for the next (2017-2018) membership year, plus selected
benefits of membership, including coverage in the Employment Educators Liability insurance program, starting immediately upon completing the online
enrollment procedure. (If the online system is unavailable but you need to enroll immediately, simply submit a paper enrollment form for the next
membership year, with check payment.) This program is not available to you if you are now or have ever been an Association member. Early Enrollment Program available as early as April 1, 2016
Already a Member? Not Sure of your membership status?
If you have enrolled/renewed your membership already and just want to print a proof of membership, or you do not recall whether
you enrolled/renewed or are uncertain whether a recent enrollment attempt was completed successfully, please click
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