As a member of the WEA, you are given the choice of becoming a member of the WEA-Retired membership.  You can join upon retiring or you may elect to have payroll deduction for pre-retirement which will protect you from future dues increases.  If you are interested in this, please contact Kit Raney at kraney@washingtonea.org (current as of June, 2016).

The purpose is to support public education and the enhancement of the quality of life for WEA’s active and retired members.  Our goals are:

  • To be the voice for public education, retirees, in the State of Washington
  • To work in partnership with WEA members to achieve public confidence in public education.
  • To make the retirement years the best they can be for WEA and WEA-Retired members.
  • To secure legislation which fully supports public education and active and retired public education employees.

Exclusive Member Benefits:

  • NEA Master Card / Visa with no annual fee.
  • NEA Term Life eligibility.
  • NEA subscription services
  • NEA / WEA Entertainment and Travel discounts
  • NEA Accidental Death Insurance
  • WEA Endorsed Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Attorney Referral Program

Pre-Retired Seminars:

Seminars designed to help members prepare for retirement, including financial planning, estate planning, social security, Medicare Insurance, and retirement planning for Plans 1, 2, and 3.