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Join VEA-Retired

Your membership in VEA-Retired and NEA-Retired  helps your Association achieve our goals for schools, for active school employees, and for retirees. Providing security and dignity for school retirees has always been a high priority for VEA, and you can help through your membership. We also have a growing list of active local VEA-Retired chapters that will welcome your participation and continued fellowship.

Who's Eligible

VEA-Retired and NEA-Retired are programs of the Virginia Education Association and National Education Association for those who have retired from employment in the field of public education. Lifetime membership in VEA-Retired is available to retired educators and active VEA members prior to their retirement.

Membership is open to all who worked in Virginia public schools, even if they now live out of state.

Benefits of Membership

Among the benefits of being a VEA-Retired member:
• Staying connected with fellow NEA members and programs
• Opportunities to share your expertise by volunteering and mentoring
• NEA’s political and legislative efforts to protect your retirement resources
• Excellent, cost-saving programs such as Medicare supplement insurance and our long-term care insurance program
• Continuing subscriptions to The Virginia Journal of Education and VEA’s quarterly retiree newsletter, VEA-R Connections and NEA’s bimonthly retiree magazine, This Active Life
• A variety of other money-saving member benefits, such as: insurance programs, credit programs, loan and mortgage programs, deposit savings accounts, and investment programs

How to Join

Membership forms are available from your local Association or UniServ office. You may also download a form here. Complete the form and send it with a check or credit card information to VEA Communications, 116 South Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219. If paying by check, please make it payable to VEA-Retired.

Another option: Join online.  Choose your membership category and follow the instructions to join today!


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