Retired

FEA TO HOLD ANNUAL MEETING THIS MONTH

*Navigate the June meetings. At the end of the academic school year, there are 3 important virtual meetings that involve FEA-Retired members. Our State Association will hold their annual meeting (see #1 below). Second, there will be a special meeting just for FEA-retired members (#2). Finally, our National Association-Retired will hold an annual conference (#3).… Read More

FEA RETIRED MEMBERS VIRTUAL FORUM

FEA will host a “Retired Members Forum” on Wednesday, June 16th from 1 to 2 pm (EDT). This will be a time for FEA retired members to get an update from FEA President, Brian Chance, on information related to our issues. Also, this will bean opportunity for retired members to share their visions, questions, and… Read More

NEA-RETIRED ANNUAL MEETING

Every summer, “NEA-Retired” holds their Annual 2-Day meeting just before the NEA-Representative Assembly. This year’s virtual meeting will be open to all NEA retired members (not just the RA-delegates). The Annual Meetings will be on Wednesday/Thursday (June 23/24) from 1:30 to 6 pm (EDT)--on both days. As of this printing, registration has not yet opened.… Read More

FEA-RETIRED ANNUAL SURVEY

FEA-Retired is again conducting a very short “needs-assessment” survey in order to prepare for this year’s annual meeting and to plan for 2021-2022.Please take a few minutes to respond to the survey and let us know what you think. https://forms.gle/VCtGsgMWeoBthipX7  … Read More

YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT IS CRITICAL

Your financial support is critical...and get your very own NEA backpack! Every year, the NEA works hard to fight for legislation that ensures quality education and support for educational employees, active and retired members. Our FEA members have been the leaders every year in giving sacrificially to the Fund for Children and Public Education, the… Read More

THE DODDS REUNION UPDATE

After waiting 2 years to meet again, the DoDDS Reunion is currently scheduled to take place again this summer in Jacksonville, Florida. This event is always well attended and allows time for retirees to re-connect with former colleagues. The event will be held July 14-18, 2021. The Registration Fee is $105 through June 30. For… Read More

RETIRED MEMBERS’ PICTURES WANTED

FEA is seeking a select few pictures to include on the FEA website to illustrate the concept of what it means to be a retired educator/FEA member. We want to show how our members enjoy their hard-earned retirement. Do you love traveling, or gardening, or cycling? Show us! Great pictures will be spotlighted on the… Read More

INFO ON PCS TAX, RITA

At FEA's request, DoDEA has posted a current summary of the PCS Tax issue, including an explanation of the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) that details how RITA is calculated and how affected employees can apply for it. That article is posted on DoDEA Connects. Those who are unable to access DoDEA Connects because they… Read More

THIRD TIME IS CHARM–REPEAL GPO-WEP—EASY DOES IT

This is the third time in 3 months, we have led with a story on “Repealing GPO-WEP.” Since this battle has been going on for over a decade, we know it will not be easy to reverse this law. NEA is helping by providing model language (attached to this legislation) to guide NEA members in… Read More

AOSHS CELEBRATION

Last month, the American Overseas Schools Historical Society celebrated the opening of their new museum and archives in Wichita, Kansas. The virtual celebration was a chance to share the history of our schools with memorabilia and historical documents. This Society was established over 30 years ago and continues with the support of our DoDEA educators.… Read More