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CEA Member Appreciation Days at the Yard Goats

The Hartford Yard Goats are excited to announce CEA Member Appreciation Days at the new ballpark! Come out to cheer on the home team and enjoy special recognition for CEA member teachers with fireworks after the game.

  • Saturday, July 29, at 6:35 PM versus the Reading Fightin Phils
  • Friday, August 11, at 7:05 PM versus the Harrisburg Senators

Reserve and pay for your tickets online at and automatically receive a $2 CEA member discount for each ticket you purchase.

Free Legal Advice Through the NEA/CEA Attorney Referral Program

CEA provides members with full legal protection in employment related matters. But in today’s complex world, simply having legal help for employment related matters isn’t enough. At one time or another, each of us needs legal counsel on personal matters that are important to us and our families.

That’s why NEA created an Attorney Referral Program. This unique program, which CEA participates in, is designed to make sure that members have access to affordable legal advice. Read more

June Deals & Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

Summer is almost here! Don’t forget to check out the deals and discounts available from NEA Member Benefits as you plan for vacations and backyard barbecues.

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for June 2017

Dads and grads are in the spotlight in June! NEA Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Check out these featured “Buy-lights” for June!* Read more

Getting Your Home–and Your Mortgage–Ready for Summer

Through the NEA Home Financing Program, with financing provided by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, NEA members, their parents and children have access to a wide range of home loan options to meet a variety of needs and receive a special benefit after closing.

Spring is a great time to take a fresh look at what needs to be done around a home and consider any home financing goals you have for the future. Read more

Free Film Screening and Discussion for CEA Members

CEA’s Ethnic Minority Affairs Commission and Human and Civil Rights Commission invite all CEA members to a free dinner, screening, and discussion of the Academy Award-nominated documentary 13th.

The film, which explores issues of race, justice, and mass incarceration, takes its title from the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.

Living in an Unfair System: Making Changes One Classroom at a Time

Thursday, April 27
Testos Restaurant
1775 Madison Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
4:00 p.m. sign-in | 4:30 p.m. dinner reception and program

Encourage positive change in your school and community. Join us. Pre-registration is required.

Click here to attend.

CEA Members Covered by 21st Century Need to Choose New Insurance Carrier

21st Century Insurance is leaving the Connecticut market and is no longer offering insurance through the CEA-endorsed USI program. CEA members who currently have insurance through 21st Century have several options.

Members will receive a letter announcing the change and letting them know they can switch to Foremost (a company under the 21st Century/Farmers umbrella) or they can be quoted for another company.

Through USI, members can receive new quotes from insurance companies including Hanover, Travelers, New London County, Plymouth Rock, Providence Mutual, Encompass, Safeco, Progressive, MAPFRE, and National General. USI has a dedicated team for new quotes and applications for members not staying with Foremost.
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April Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

This spring, remember to check out NEA Member Benefits for all your shopping needs.

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for April 2017

Spring has sprung! NEA Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Check out these featured “Buy-lights” for April!* Read more

10 Family Discounts You May Be Missing Out On

Did you know that many of the benefits available to NEA members are also available to your family? You can now add immediate family members to your account so they can take advantage of many of the products and services you currently enjoy.

To sign up a family member, simply sign in to and go to “My Account,” select the “Family Members” tab and click on “Add Family Member.” You will be asked to provide basic information about your family member(s), including their full name and an email address.

Get the most out of your NEA membership and encourage your family members to enjoy these great deals, along with many more: Read more

March Deals & Discounts From NEA Member Benefits

Save this month with a variety of deals from NEA Member Benefits including special offers at Warby Parker, Gap Kids, Costco, and more.

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for March 2017

Get ready to welcome spring! NEA Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Check out these featured “Buy-lights” for March. Read more

Songs and Stories of the Irish: Free Performance this March

songs-and-stories-irishCome hear tales of the mysterious Fairy Folk with traditional Irish songs and insights into the Irish life of days gone by, including emigration to the New World and the growth of the diaspora.

Storyteller and singer Helena Byrne will give a special performance at the newly reopened Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University this March 23. The performance and museum admission are free, but registration for the event is required. Read more