Your Voice Your Union

Membership in NEA-Alaska means it’s YOUR union. NEA-Alaska offers the tools and training to help you become a strong leader in your building, your local, your state, and your profession.

Student Centered

Your union provides you with a chance to advocate for students. NEA-Alaska knows you know best when it comes to your students. As a member you have the chance to shape policy and share your stories so every student has the time and tools to learn.

Rights and Opportunities

Membership in NEA-Alaska provides you with rights and opportunities not available to non-members. From professional development to legal representation, membership has you covered!

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Why Membership Matters

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Member Services and Benefits

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Share advice and ideas, ask questions, and connect with other educators on issues care about.

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Resources

Statewide Awards

Each year NEA-Alaska recognizes outstanding members and others through the following awards. To submit nomination forms, email them to info@neaalaska.org or mail to President, NEA-Alaska, 4100 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517.

Nominations for the following awards are due June 1.
NEA-Alaska ESP of the Year Award

Nominations for the following awards are due November 1.
Hall of Fame Award
Emily Ivanoff Ticasuk Brown Award for Human Rights
Vide Bartlett Award for Women’s Rights
Willard Bowman Memorial Award for Human Rights
Bettye Fahrenkamp Political Action Award – 2 Awards: 1 for an NEA-Alaska Member & 1 for a Legislator
MacManus/Belts Award for Organizing and Advocacy
Alan Dill Award for Strong Local Organizing
New Association Leader Award
Susan Stitham Leading the Profession Award
Outstanding Local Association Award
Education Support Professional (ESP) of the Year Award
Teacher of the Year Award
Outstanding District Practice Award
School Bell Award
Champions of Children Award
Exemplary Student Recognition Award
Renowned Alaskan Award

Award Descriptions
Award Application Form

Retirement

Without social security or a defined benefit pension system, retirement in Alaska poses some unique problems for our state’s public servants, including teachers. Learn more about the current state of public employee retirement and what we’re working on to make it better.

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Hybrid Retirement for Public Workers

Pre-Retired

Still working? Join Pre-Retired for a lifetime of continued support and benefits after you retire. Select a payment plan that works best for you and become a fully paid-up member while you’re still in your earning years. Download a retired membership form:

As a retired member, you can continue to participate in NEA-Alaska at every level. You’ll support Alaska’s premier watchdog on retirement issues, legislation that impacts retirees and TRS/PERS issues. You’ll also add your voice to NEA-Retired, protecting your interests on the federal level.

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