~Promoting the economic, professional and social welfare of retired educators. 


Maine Education Association Retired

Membership pays!

MEA-RETIRED offers--

  • ​​The CLARION  Newsletter 6 times per year
  • Advocacy in the Legislature on issues of importance
  • Representation on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS)
  • Information on current issues and programs
  • The right to participate in a retiree's dental insurance plan.
  • Recognition for leadership volunteer community service
  • Liaison with MEA, NEA-Retired, AARP/NRTA, HEAR (Higher Ed) and your county retired association
  • Discounts on optical and hearing aid services

MEA offers--

  • THE MAINE EDUCATOR publication
  • Legislative advocacy by staff and officers on behalf of retired educators
  • A voice and vote in the MEA Representative Assembly (MEA RA)
  • Representation on the MEA Board of Directors and its standing committees
  • Representation on the MEA Benefits Trust which negotiates the terms of our health insurance
  • Participation in special services benefits

NEA-Retired offers--

  • Membership available through monthly deductions or Lifetime Membership 
  • NEAToday  for NEA-Retired members, the NEA magazine
  • Legislative advocacy before Congress on behalf of retired educators (including Social Security Offset)
  • Opportunities to attend conferences and training
  • A vote and a voice at the NEA-Retired's annual meeting and NEA RA
  • ​Most services available to active members

Benefits of Membership