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$5,000 Scholarship Drawing for NEA Members

NEA Member Benefits has teamed up with Sallie Mae®, provider of the NEA® Smart Option Student Loan® Program, to offer NEA members a chance to win $5,000 cash! It’s NEA Member Benefits’ way of rewarding you for your dedication and helping you further your own educational pursuits.

Now through July 31, 2018, click here to enter.

If you’re the lucky $5,000 winner, you could choose to fund professional development courses for yourself, cover some of your expenses toward National Board Certification, or even help family members with their college tuition!

To enter, visit www.neamb.com or call the NEA Member Service Center at 1-800-637-4636.

CEA Member Appreciation Days at the Hartford Yard Goats Coming Up Soon!

Back by popular demand, the Hartford Yard Goats are holding two more CEA Teacher Appreciation Days this baseball season—Friday, July 27 and Friday, August 24—with discounted tickets and fireworks after each game. Incoming CEA President Jeff Leake will throw out the first pitch at the July 27 game.

TOMORROW is the last day to buy tickets for the July 27 game—so don’t wait!

Come out to cheer on the home team and enjoy special recognition for CEA member teachers and fireworks after the game.

  • Friday, July 27, at 7:05 PM vs. the New Hampshire Fisher Cats
  • Friday, August 24, at 7:05 PM vs. the Trenton Thunder

How to Save on Last-Minute Summer Travel

Still trying to decide how to spend your summer vacation? Or maybe you found some extra time to travel and you want make the most of it? While you may not have a lot of lead time left for a big summer trip, there are still lots of ways to save even if you spontaneously pack up and head out tomorrow!

No matter where you are in your travel planning, use these tips to get the most out of your vacation time and budget.

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July Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

It’s summer vacation! Make sure to check out the deals and discounts available from NEA Member Benefits for big savings on summer fun.

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for July 2018

Please your family and friends with deals on summer entertainment including movies and theme parks, as well as on everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors! 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 July!* Read more

Tips to Get Through the Summer Without a Paycheck

It’s no surprise that many educators don’t have regular income over the summer. And while careful planning and part-time work can help manage the summer-budget blues, there are times when you simply have to make those dollars stretch a bit further.

Don’t ignore a financial crunch hoping that somehow everything will work out okay. Plan it out now and you’ll save stress and worry—and hopefully come out ahead!

Start with these 10 tips from NEA Member Benefits to have a fabulous summer even on a tight budget. Read more

June Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

Summer is almost here! Remember to check out the deals and discounts available from NEA Member Benefits before you head off on vacation or make purchases for your home.

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for June 2018

With Dads and grads in the spotlight, and summer around the corner, it’s time for some fun! 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

7 Techniques for Managing End-of-Year Stress

Although many people think the weeks leading up to summer break are a breeze for educators, it is, in fact, one of the most stressful times of the year.

“There’s an incredible amount of paperwork for teachers to do, and students often take advantage of that,” says educational consultant Angela Watson, who worked as a classroom teacher for 11 years. Getting it all done while maintaining control of the classroom can be a challenge—but it’s not impossible.

NEA Member Benefits has gathered 7 stress-relieving tips to help you greet summer vacation with your sanity intact.
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15 Travel Hacks to Save Money on Every Aspect of Your Vacation

Planning any travel this summer? NEA Member Benefits can help you on the budget front. Savvy shoppers know that there are dozens of travel hacks to save money on your next trip. Bookmark these 15 simple tips and refer to them the next time you plan to hit the road.

Airfare Travel Hacks

Airfare can be the single most expensive part of any trip and you know that a lot of the sage advice from experts—like “be flexible with your departure dates and times”—isn’t always easy to heed for an educator with limited vacation days. Still, there are some methods you can use to shave a few dollars off your airfare. Read more

Affordable Legal Advice on Personal Matters a Benefit of CEA Membership

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 the NEA Attorney Referral Program. This unique program is designed to make sure that every NEA member in participating states has access to affordable legal advice. Read more

May Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

From great deals on your next car to discounts at the GE Appliances Store to a new, affordable group tour program for NEA Members, there are lots of opportunities to save this May through NEA Member Benefits.

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for May 2018

Whether you’re celebrating a graduation, a new baby or an upcoming wedding, make the occasion special! 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 May!* Read more