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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.

Read a message from 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.

Q&As for Florida Educators

Common questions about school closures, testing, students with IEPs, evaluations, certifications and more. Updated 3/31.

Digital Learning Resources for Educators and Parents

Resources for engaging students during the school closure

FEA Statewide Town Hall on COVID-19 

Video and transcript of March 25 town hall on the impact of coronavirus on Florida’s public education system.

Q&As and Resources for Parents

Common questions and resources for parents — including links for meals for students in need.

Advocacy Updates for
COVID-19

Ways for members to take action to protect students, educators, healthcare professionals and working people.

Member Benefit Resources and Links

Overview of the additional resources our benefit partners are providing to help members deal with the COVID pandemic. Updated 4/20 with Student Loan Forgiveness information.

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