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Retired Educators: Calendar of Events

Opportunities to get involved and be heard.

For information on awards criteria and submission methods, please use this link: awards presented at the Retired Annual Meeting.

All elections information, including links to file for office, is found on the following page: https://www.nea.org/nea-retired-governance-elections.

June 15: NEA-Retired Resolutions Candidates Meeting

June 16: New Business Items and proposed bylaws amendments posted online

June 22: (One Week Prior to the opening of the Retired Annual Meeting):
Submission deadline: Amendments to Proposed New Business Items and Amendments to Proposed Bylaws Amendments

June 25: (Four Days Prior to the Retired Annual Meeting):
Amendments to NBIs and Amendments to the proposed Bylaws Amendments posted online

June 29 – 30: Retired Annual Meeting (RAM)

  • June 29:
    • Bylaws Amendments: Debated by meeting body; emailed to delegates’ email addresses in Registration system; voting occurs overnight
    • Election of NEA-Retired Resolution Candidates: Resolutions Committee speeches occur this day; ballot emailed to delegates’ email addresses in delegate registration system; voting occurs overnight
  • June 30:
    • Voting for Bylaws Amendments and NEA-Retired Resolutions Candidates continues; ballots close one hour prior to the opening of day’s business session

NEA-Retired Governance Elections and Paper Balloting Process Timeline:

June 30: Retired Governance Candidate Speeches
Paper Ballots Mailed: To delegates’ home addresses in the delegate registration system

July 21: Ballots receipt deadline for tabulation; announcement of winners and run-off (if necessary)

July 26: (If needed) Run-off ballots mailed

August 16: (If needed) Receipt and tabulation of runoff ballots; announcement of winner(s)

Sam Evelyn Morgan Rock

Learn more about NEA-Retired

Now more than ever the commitment continues. Learn how NEA-Retired works to meet the needs of retired education employees (like Sam Evelyn Rock from the Chattanooga Hamilton County Retired Teachers Assn in Tennessee at right) and how to join.
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