Benefits of OEA-Retired

There are many reasons to join OEA-Retired, including:

  • Opportunity to stay involved.
  • Access to OEA and NEA expertise.
  • OEA-Retired newsletter on current retiree issues in Oregon.
  • OEA-Retired committees that monitor and report on legislative and political action, health care issues, and PERS benefits.
  • NEA liability coverage while substituting.
  • Social gatherings, travel opportunities, dining events and wine tours.
  • Access to NEA Special Services (insurance, magazine, etc.).
  • No annual fee NEA-Retired credit card.
  • Regular publications from OEA and NEA (including special retiree information).
  • Representation at OEA/OCESP and NEA decision-making levels.
  • Opportunity to participate and vote at OEA-Retired fall and spring general meetings.

What's In it for All of Us?

  • Educated, caring colleagues sharing collective wisdom.
  • A collective voice in influencing the direction of state and national education policy.
  • Power to help elect candidates that support public education.
  • Strength in numbers increases effectiveness of state and national lobbying efforts.