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Retired Professionals

Retired members help us fight for the welfare of retired school employees and the cause of public education.
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All election ballots must be postmarked by May 4, 2023. 

Join NEA-NM Retired

NEA-Retired provides retired members with the dignity that comes with being a part of an active, and still growing, family of educators. It’s a great way to stay well informed on local, state and national developments affecting public schools and school employees, and to volunteer in civic and educational affairs. 

Whether you will retire soon from your career in education or you have recently retired, your experience is valued as a member of NEA-Retired.

Benefits of Retired Membership

  • Access to services that can be provided only by NEA-NM’s professional staff, including NEA-NM’s Attorney Referral Service
  • Representation on the NEA-NM Board of Directors and NEA-NM EdPAC
  • Stay involved in the political and legislative activities of NEA-NM
  • Support lobbying issues that directly affect retirees and benefits
  • Get involved in political efforts by reviewing records and offering advice on support for political candidates.

NEA-Retired members are also eligible to enroll in NEA’s Member Benefits program, which includes access to: 

  • NEA-Member Care Program
  • Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance
  • Money Market and Certificate Deposit
  • Homeowners and Renters Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Car Rental Discount Service
  • National Credit Card Service
  • Individual Retirement Account

NEA-NM Retired News

2023 NEA-Retired Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the NEA-Retired 2023 elections. Retired members wanting to file for office may use this link: 2023 Retired Candidate Nomination Form to file electronically (the preferred filing method), or may use the nomination form found in the winter edition of the Retired magazine. 

The changes to the upcoming elections are:

  1. All nominations submissions are due on the same day, at the same time:  no later than 5:00 pm EST (close of business), May 1, 2023.
  2. For the first time, this filing deadline includes nominations for NEA-Retired seats on the NEA Resolutions Committee. No Retired Resolutions nominations will be accepted later, as has been the previous NEA-Retired practice.