2024-2025 Early Enrollment Program 


  • Illinois will participate in NEA’s early enrollment membership program for 2024-2025.
  • Non-members can enroll starting April 1st, 2024.
  • Enrollees will immediately gain access to REA member only benefits such as, local voting, communications, website access, private FB group communications, meetings, etc..
  • Enrollees will immediately be provided “no-cost” access to coverage under the NEA Educators Employment Liability (EEL) benefits and all NEA Member benefits (other than life insurance).
    • this is a great opportunity to explore NEA summer savings!
  • On 9/1/2024, new enrollees will have access to the NEA Complimentary Life and Introductory Life Insurance programs
  • On 9/1/2024, new enrollees will be activated and have access to IEA benefits, IEA Legal and other protections.

To enroll, you will have to fill out and return the (2) forms below (* click on link):

    • this year returning members are allowed a one-time in their career opportunity to join through early enrollment.
    • Local Association = Rockford Educ. Assn
    • Region = 21
    • Local Name & Billable Party =  2101 – Rockford Educ. Assn
    • New Member Info = AC-1-100 (unless you will be part-time)
    • IEA-NEA dues are determined by projected salary, please fill out salary and see the salary chart for the dues breakdown
      • * Salary chart
      • the local dues will not be determined until late summer
      • once they are assessed, we will let you know
        • FYI, the 2023-24 dues were $124.00

Return the (2) forms to:

  • Email: Maria Palmeri  /   [email protected]
  • Mail: Attn: Maria Palmeri, REA-IEA Region Office, 7029 Rote Rd., Rockford, IL 61107


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