MAINE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION RETIRED
~Promoting the economic, professional and social welfare of retired educators.
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Did you hear the news? LD 293, "An Act To Increase the State's Share of the Cost of Health Insurance for Retired Teachers" has been signed into law by Governor Mills. The percent the state contributes for retiree health insurance is now 55%, and the retiree will contribute 45%. Let's Celebrate our Two Health Insurance Wins This Year! HERE'S HOW!!
Maine Education Association Retired
35 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 (207) 622-5866
File describes details on a school staff support program during COVID-19. Training is provided.
Our website is here for active and retired public education professionals who are members of the Maine Education Association, and for non-member retirees who want information about MEA-Retired and membership.
For active MEA members, our site provides links to retirement preparation information. Preparation for retirement takes thoughtful planning many months ahead to avoid an interruption in financial security. If you are considering retirement, open links under the "Pre-Retired" drop down menu for information that will assist you in your transition from active employment to retirement.
For current MEA-Retired members, our website provides links under the "Member" drop down menu to information that will help make the retirement years more fulfilling and enjoyable. If you need to update your member contact information such as your address or have questions about your benefits, please contact Lisa Collins at the MEA Caribou Office. Her contact information can be found HERE.
Whether you are an active educational professional planning for retirement, or a retiree who is not yet a member of MEA-Retired, we want you to know the benefits of membership. Membership in MEA-Retired pays! Check out the benefits of membership in our membership brochure. This state-wide retired educator organization has 15 county affiliates and 1 higher education affiliate.
Four days before the Great Pumpkin, you will be in for a real "treat" if you have never heard Stephen Gorrie. He is a dynamic and engaging individual. You will learn everything, all the tricks, you ever wanted to know about running an effective meeting and more. A former teacher, Steve brings an energy that will amaze you and you're guaranteed to learn something about parliamentary procedure. His wit and charm(s) will delight the audience to the point of “I can not believe this could be so easy.” You will learn something even if you try not to. Limited seating. Get the registration information HERE.
View the calendar HERE.
See Grant Explanation and Application HERE.
Submit your nominee name to MEA-Retired President, Gary McGrane by 10/1/21. See page 8 of the August Clarion for more information.
Registration Information Here.
Link to NEA-Retired: https://www.nea.org/nea-councils/nea-retired
STATE-WIDE FOOD PANTRIES
The Good Sheperd Food Bank has a list and link to a map of state-wide food pantries here. You can also find the location of nearby food pantries in your community by calling your town office.
MAINE 211: Need Answers to Questions About the Coronavirus? Go to the State-Wide 211 website HERE. There is information on how to text, call, or email a question about the virus and a lot more.
MEA-Retired, PO 310, 128 Sweden St., STE 2, Caribou, ME 04736
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