What is Student MEA?
The Student Maine Education Association is an affiliate of the Maine Education Association that supports pre-professional educators. Student MEA offers students the opportunity to prepare for a career in teaching by offering things like:
Community and Outreach Projects
Networking with Students and Educators
Access to MEA and NEA Member Benefits
Student MEA membership costs $28 a year and brings with it access to among other things all MEA workshops and conferences. By joining Student MEA you will stay up-to-date on the education profession - which is the best way to advocate for your chosen profession!
Membership Doesn't Cost - It Pays!
Free Professional Development conferences and workshops - earning you contact hours for your portfolio
- Discounted MEA membership in your first year of teaching
- NEA membership rebate in your first year of teaching
- Save on thousands of dollars in discounts on things like clothing, music, books, restaurants and more through the NEA Click and Save Program.
Financial Aid for Education Students:
Educators for Maine (forgivable loans for pre-professional educators)
Grants (federal and other programs)
Scholarshiphelp.org (tips on applying)
Learn more about The NEA Student Program
NEA Member Benefits