1. Your profession
Education is a proud profession. Those who work in our field are required to have specialized skills, a specialized body of knowledge, an understanding of traditions and the ability to assume tremendous responsibilities. KEA is committed to improving and promoting the profession for all school employees.
2. Your salary and benefits
Economic security is vital to every KEA member. Salary and benefits are important for professional satisfaction. To attract and retain the most qualified individuals, KEA makes it a top priority to enhance and protect compensation and benefits for all members.
3. Your rights
If you or your rights are threatened in the course of your employment, KEA/NEA is there to advocate for you. We represent our members proudly and effectively - plus, we pay the legal bills.
4. Your students
KEA advocates for reasonable student/teacher ratios and improved opportunities for professional growth for all employees. By improving teaching and learning, we provide for educational excellence, equity and increased opportunity for students.
5. Your pocketbook
By using the many benefits offered by KEA/NEA Member Benefits, members can save their entire dues - and more! If you need insurance, travel or financial services, your membership provides scores of money-saving programs.
6. Your retirement
An important part of your career concerns are retirement issues. KEA is actively involved in achieving and promoting a quality retirement system for all employees of KCTCS and the Workforce Development Cabinet. KEA works to ensure that educators can enjoy a secure and dignified retirement after a career of public service.
7. Our schools
KEA is committed to providing a high quality education for every student in Kentucky. KEA works hard to keep public education strong, and works just as hard to assure that it is delivered in highquality, well-staffed facilities.
8. Our organization
KEA gets its strength from more than 190 local associations and from our affiliation with NEA. Most of all, KEA gets its strength from you -- and more than 30,000 of your colleagues across Kentucky. Your decision to become a KEA member strengthens public education in your locality, Kentucky and the nation.
9. Our voice
KEA speaks as the voice of public education and of school employees across Kentucky. KEA makes members' voices heard on the issues that matter most for our students, our schools, and our profession.
10. Our future
Who will lead public education in the 21st Century? KEA is committed to ensuring the future of free, quality public education and the continuing improvement of our profession. A better future for us all begins with involved members who unite through their professional association. Join Today!