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WHAT IS NEA MEMBER BENEFITS?

The mission of NEA Member Benefits:  Our enduring promise is to make NEA members’ lives better. Through carefully vetted, best-in-class programs and services, as well as know-how and solutions to help you be an empowered consumer, we’re here to help you make the most of your membership every day.

  • – Plan for a secure future
  • – Maximize your hard-earned dollars
  • – Receive support in times of need
  • – Live your best life

NEA Member Benefits continues to provide education professionals with solutions that help make their lives better so they can focus on educating and supporting students.

Great care is taken in choosing partners that not only share your passion and commitment for public education, but that can deliver special agreements and exclusive deals that can help you stretch your dollars and protect your family. Member dues are never used for the promotion of products and services.

NEA Member Benefits is grounded in knowing that educators deserve more—that being an educator is not a profession, but a calling.  Get personal guidance and support, along with easy-to-use tools and resources, for financial and retirement planning, health and wellness, leisure, travel, family life and more. Whenever you have issues or concerns, you have the power of NEA Member Benefits behind you. And if you face a serious issue, such as a natural disaster, you can depend on NEA MB to be there to help you through it.

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History of IEA-MBC

The Idaho Education Association (IEA) Member Benefits Corporation was incorporated in 1993. the stated purpose of the corporation is to obtain and provide special discount goods and services to the membership of the IEA. These efforts are supported by the National Education Association Member Benefits program. The corporation maintains an office within the IEA headquarters, and has a two-person staff. The Director of Member Benefits Corporation is Richard (Dick) Chilcote; he has held the position for over 17 years. There is also a Member Benefits Corporation Associate. Both positions are part time.

The IEA MBC is governed by a five person Board of Directors. These directors include both the President of the IEA and the Executive Director of the IEA. The corporation has both a President and a Vice President who are elected annually.

Mission Statement

The Idaho Education Association Member Benefits Program will provide consumer opportunities in a statewide market with broad accessibility to IEA members. The benefits program will attract and maintain IEA membership by providing quality service, competitive prices, consumer awareness and a process to resolve member concerns fairly.

Core Values

–It’s always about the member!

Services and Resources Provided

  • MBC organizes the vendor arena at each annual Delegate Assembly. This effort includes coordinating business partner attendance and contributions, as well as managing drawings and giveaways at the MBC table and end-of-day reception.
  • MBC coordinates member inquiries and completes referrals to the appropriate business partners.
  • MBC maintains a master list of all IEA/NEA benefit packages a member may utilize, both on the internet and at the MBC office.
  • MBC delivers staff and member training when requested to enhance member awareness and utilization of the numerous insurance, discount, travel and professional development opportunities. MBC coordinates these sessions with the NEA Member Benefits state liaison and staff within the nine regions of the state.
  • MBC maintains a website with program details for members to access 24/7. MBC also publishes a monthly electronic newsletter for members at no cost to the member.

From the IEA President

“The IEA is the voice for public education in Idaho, the leader in professional development opportunities, and the greatest source for support for the education profession. Having access to discounts from an array of vendors through Member Benefits is an added bonus for members!”

Kari Overall
President
Idaho Education Association

Contact Info

208.344.8336 / 800.223.6583  
ieamemberbenefits.org
celton@idahoea.org

IEA Member Benefits Corporation
620 N 6th Street - Boise Idaho 83702

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