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Retired Educators

Whether you’re already retired or just thinking about retirement, there are many advantages to joining FEA-Retired!

FEA-Retired is a statewide network that allows members to stay connected with fellow National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers members and programs.

FEA-Retired President Janice Poirier, left with NEA President Lily Eskelsen García (center) and AFT President Randi Weingarten (right).

FEA-Retired members work to improve and strengthen the programs that affect retired educators: the Florida Retirement System, health benefits, public education, and Medicare and Social Security.

Please note: In order to maintain your NEA insurance you MUST become a member of FEA-Retired. Please contact Carol Drury, FEA Member Specialist (850-201-2976 or carol.drury@floridaea.org) to join.

FEA-Retired members maintain their involvement in public education through:

Throughout the year, FEA-Retired members stay connected with one another through:

Benefits

In addition to staying active in the movement to protect public education, FEA-Retired members enjoy a variety of member benefits including:

FEA-Retired Leadership

 

Joining FEA-Retired

Membership dues are $46 (annually) or $400 (lifetime, as of September 1) plus applicable local dues. Retirees must join their local retiree chapter to be eligible for benefits:

Retirees in counties not listed above can contact Carol Drury, FEA Member Specialist (850-201-2976 or carol.drury@floridaea.org) to join.

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