Reasons to Join

How to Join the Association

Start by selecting your membership type.

Active Professional/Certified
For individuals employed in public education in a certified position in a public school district or institution of higher learning or whose job is primarily education.   More
Active Education Support Professional (ESP)/Classified
For individuals who are employed in public education in a support position in a public school district or institution of higher learning or whose job is primarily in education.   More
Retired
For individuals no longer employed in public education and who are eligible to receive a pension from an educational employment institution.  More
Pre-Retired Subscription
For individuals who are currently working and are an NEA Active Professional or ESP, you may join as a pre-retired member in advance of retirement.   More
Student Membership
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.