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Retired Educators: Calendar of Events

Opportunities to get involved and be heard.

February 15 – 17 (tentative): Virtual Retired Council Meeting

March 10 – 12: NEA Summit

March 12 – 14: Retired Conference

April 17, 5:00 pm:  Deadline for the following award submissions:

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Spirit of Membership Award
  • Communications Awards
  • Jack Kinnaman Scholarship Awards

May 1, 5:00 pm:  Deadline for the following submissions:

  • Candidate Nominations for NEA-Retired Office
  • Proposed Amendments to NEA-Retired Standing Rules
  • Proposed Amendments to NEA-Retired Bylaws

This is also the day on which state Retired membership is used to calculate the following NEA-Retired Membership Growth Awards:

  • Largest Numerical Increase
  • Largest Percentage Increase

May 7 – 9 (tentative): Spring Retired Council Meeting

May 10: NEA-Retired Elections Meeting, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., ET
Invited: All Retired candidates, their campaign managers or campaign representatives, and the NEA-Retired Elections Committee
Purpose: Share election information and conduct the drawing for the speaking and ballot order

May 31: NEA-Retired Elections Committee and Candidate Volunteer Training, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., ET
Invited: Retired members appointed to serve on the 2023 Retired Elections Committee and campaign representatives appointed to observe the vote tabulation
Purpose: Review elections procedures covering the in-person(s) voting and tabulation processes that will occur during the Retired Annual Meeting

June 29: (Opening day of the Retired Annual Meeting) 
Retired candidate speeches

Friday, June 30: (Second day of the Retired Annual Meeting)
Voting for Retired candidates; tabulation of ballots; announcement of winners; and (if needed) announcement of any run-off election

July 2 – 6:  Representative Assembly, Orlando

July 7: Candidate Financial Forms Submission Deadline, 5:00 p.m., ET
(Seven days after the election as required in the NEA-Retired Election Rules)
Received by Elections Chair Steve Gorrie

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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