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Your Local Association Provides:

Local Assistance on Workplace Issues

  • Fair Labor Standards (ESP Members)
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Evaluations
  • Leaves
  • Job Descriptions
  • Workload

Expert and Diligent Negotiations

  • The exclusive bargaining agent for Howard County teachers, instructional assistants and clerical employees, performed by colleagues with staff assistance to achieve the best possible wages, fringe benefits, and working conditions

Building Level Representatives

  • To assist you at your work site and to keep you informed of issues affecting your work environment

Sick Leave Banks

  • One for teachers and one for ESP workers administered jointly by HCEA and the Board of Education. Find out more.

Family Crisis Leave Exchange (FCLE)

Full-time Office Staff

  • 5082 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite 102, Ellicott City, MD 21042

MSEA UniServ Staff Person on Site

  • To assist you in all aspects of your work environment

Local Lobbying Efforts

  • On local pro-education issues

Tutoring Referral List

  • Courtesy list of tutors. For more information contact Elisa Lemaire at [email protected]

Home and Other Loan Services

  • Special arrangement with local lenders to help members refinance or purchase a home

Auto/Home Insurance

  • Discounted for members only from A+ Auto & Home Insurance.

Member Discounts

  • Mention your HCEA membership to the to these providers to receive discounts.
  • United Buying Service (car/furniture purchases)
  • Local attorney for personal legal issues (MSEA Attorney Referral)
  • MSEA ACCESS Card discounts with local merchants

Call (410) 997-3440 or e-mail us for other services and information

 

Your State Association Provides:

LEGAL SERVICES FROM MSEA STAFF ATTORNEYS

  • Child abuse accusations
  • Discipline
  • Termination

MSEA UNISERV STAFF PERSON ON SITE

  • Professional representation from MSEA”s highly trained UniServ Directors for workplace issues at the school and/or Board of Education level

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

  • ‘Action Line’ MSEA’s digital newsletter and other exclusive print and online publications

LOBBYING EFFORTS

  • On pro-education issues in the Maryland General Assembly

EXPERT ASSISTANCE

  • To guide your decisions concerning all work related issues (local and statewide)

ATTORNEY REFERRAL PROGRAM

  • Offering discounts on non-job related legal services. Visit the MSEA website for more information

POCKET CALENDAR AND HANDBOOK

  • With handy reference guide to MSEA staff, officers, and services

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS

Free resources and services include leadership and professional development trainings.  Call (800) 448-6782 or see the MSEA website for other services and information

Your National Association Provides:

$1 MILLION LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE

NEA DUES-TAB LIFE INSURANCE – UP TO $50,000

  • No-cost insurance coverage just for signing up

NEA TERM LIFE – UP TO $300,000

  • Insurance for you, your spouse, and dependents No medical exam required

NEA CREDIT CARD PROGRAM

  • Administered by MBNA with no annual fee

NEA MAGAZINE SERVICE

  • Offering a 100% refund if a lower introductory price is found elsewhere

NEA ON-LINE

  • NEA website providing connections to other members across the country

NEA HOME FINANCING PROGRAM

  • Offering free mortgage counseling by toll-free telephone and full refund of appraisal cost after closing

NEA VALUEBUILDER ANNUITY

  • Distributed by Nationwide Financial Services, variable investment selections available

LOBBYING EFFORTS

  • On pro-education issues on the National level

NEA PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

  • Resources for professional growth

Call (800) 637-4636 or see the NEA website for other services and information

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