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Scholarship Giveaway for NEA Members

cash-collection-currency-47344 money dollarNEA Member Benefits is offering NEA members a chance to win $5,000 cash to reward you for your dedication and help you further your own educational pursuits.

Now through August 31, 2019, you can enter each month. 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!

Enter now.

Don’t Let Your Dream Vacation Turn Into a Travel Nightmare

Travel nightmares abound during the busy summer vacation season. Some are scarier than others, and their financial impact on travelers can range from nuisance to catastrophic.

Whether stuck in an airport for hours due to a cancelled flight, arriving at a destination without luggage, falling sick in a country with poor healthcare facilities, or getting robbed of travel documents and cash, today’s travelers and tourists are vulnerable to a wide range of mishaps when they set off to unfamiliar terrains.

Minimize costly mishaps with proper planning and coverage. Check out these invaluable tips from CEA-endorsed USI Insurance.

Click here for more about coverage available from USI for CEA members.

Are You Protected in Case of a Flood?

When flood waters recede, flood victims face another rude awakening. Their insurance may not cover costly damage to their homes.

Standard homeowners and renters policies exclude flood damage, which—even after just a few inches of water—can add up to tens of thousands of dollars.

Learn more from CEA-endorsed USI.

Find out more about coverage available through USI.

8 Smart Things to Do During Your Summer Break

During the school year, you’re laser-focused on your students and your responsibilities at school. But come summertime, you finally have a chance to focus on you.

Whether you want to tackle a big home project or reassess your finances, jet off on a much-needed vacation, or just kick back and relax for a change, your summer is a blank slate. What will you do?

Here are a few ideas for smart ways you can spend your break, plus some benefits for NEA members that can help you make the most of your time off. Read more

June Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

Summer is almost here, and there are discounts in the air! Check out these highlighted June deals and discounts from NEA Member Benefits!

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for June 2019

Celebrate grads, Dads, weddings and more! 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

May Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

Summer is almost here—don’t forget to check out the savings available to CEA and NEA members before you head on vacation or make your next big purchase!

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for May 2019

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

Join the Sound Tigers for the 2019 Playoffs

sound-tigers-goalieLooking for something to do this weekend? The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are headed to the playoffs, and CEA members can attend with one of two great ticket packages.

The Sound Tigers are playing THIS Friday and Saturday Night at 7 p.m. against the Hershey Bears in Round 1 of the playoffs.  They’re offering CEA members a special ticket and T-shirt package OR a ticket, food, and beverage package. You can also buy your tickets online. Discounted tickets are available for just $12.

Enter to Win a Music & Arts Grant for Your School

Numerous studies have found that sharing a love of the arts enhances students’ brain development, creativity, and classroom involvement—and music and art curriculum has been shown to reduce students’ disciplinary issues and dropout rates.

Unfortunately, arts education at many schools has been reduced or eliminated because of budget cuts.

The California Casualty Music & Arts Grant was established to provide support for music and arts education in K-12 public schools. As a member of CEA, you can apply for a $250 grant for a music or art need at your school.

Keep the creativity flowing—apply today at CalCasMusicArtsGrant.com. It’s easy!

April Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

This April remember to check out NEA Member Benefits for deals and discounts on your spring wardrobe, new appliances, summer vacations, and more!

NEA Click & Save “Buy-lights” for April 2019
The crocuses are starting to sprout and that means one thing: time to SPRING into action! 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

The Best Times to Buy Just About Anything

Need another way to stretch your budget? Plan your purchases ahead of time so you can buy during the most cost-effective times of the year. Do you have plans for both big and small purchases this year? NEA Member Benefits talked to shopping experts, and here’s what they recommend for timing those purchases.

Do your homework

Compare prices online so you’ll “know the relative value of an item before you shop,” says Kathy Borrus, author of The Fearless Shopper: How to Get the Best Deals on the Planet. Read more