Member Benefits

As a member of BEA you enjoy the benefits of WEA and NEA membership as well. member benefit
Member Benefits include:

  • Power to vote on the Collective Bargaining Agreement (contract)
  • Power to vote on union matters (leadership, representation, building work conditions, etc.)
  • Chance ot connect and make relationships with educators in countless ways
  • Ability to be your building's union representative 
  • Ability to run for an elected office for the union at all levels
  • Ability to serve on the annual Representative Assembly - the supreme governing body of the union - while joining up to 1,000 delegates at the state assembly and 10,000 at the national assembly
  • Subscription to We 2.0 (WEA magazine) and NEA Today (NEA magazine) 
  • Ability to sign up for WEA-PAC - our polical action committee devoted to recommending and electing pro-public education politicans 
  • Professional development (including certifications, teacher evaluation, standards, special education, advocacy and organizing, and more)
  • NEA Member Benefits (including travel, education, retirement, and more)
  • WEA Insurance plans at discount rates
  • For non-employment realted matters, Attorney Referral Program offers discounts on lawyers across the state
  • Access to WEA's staff and attorneys for any job-realted questions you have (certificaiton, unemployment, retirement, discrimination issues, etc.)
  • Reimbursement of attorney and legal fees if acquitted of criminal charges
  • $1,000,000 employment liability insurance policy for civil proceedings on job-related matters
  • Membership to a prestigious organization that advocates for public schools, school employees, and students