Benefits

IEA membership makes a real difference for you, for your profession and for students in Illinois. Education professionals must work ­together and speak with one voice to make education better for all Illinois students. As an Illinois Education Association ­member, you gain access to a full range of ­services provided by more than 200 staff ­members working collaboratively to respond to your professional needs.  When you join IEA, you receive…

Save with your IEA Membership Card
The Access Saver is a group discount program ­especially for IEA members. Use your membership card for ­discounts at more than 100,000 locations, saving you up to 50 percent on purchases you make every day. Be sure to check back frequently, as merchants are frequently added to the ­program.

Legal Assistance
The Association’s legal advice goes far ­beyond liability insurance and attorneys. Any time you have a question about your employment rights or ­benefits, ask the ­local UniServ Director. If you need legal assistance, IEA’s ­attorneys are the best in the state in ­employment-related law and school law.

NEA Educators Employment Liability Insurance (EEL)
The NEA Educators Employment Liability Insurance (EEL) Program is a professional liability insurance program that is provided by NEA as a benefit of membership and is underwritten and administered by AIG Insurance.

Online Learning
Convenient courses offer videos, handouts, links, and other resources available to members at no cost. Courses are available in:  Parliamentary Procedure Training, Writing a Press Release, Bringing Technology Into Your Classroom, Technology Topics,

Lobbying
IEA-NEA is often considered to be the single most effective voice for education professionals in Springfield, in Washington, D.C., and in local ­communities.

My IEA App
The My IEA app is a free download, available for the iPhone from Apple’s app store and from Google Play for Android users.