Your retirement doesn’t have to be the end of your relationship with WEA…  WEA-Retired and Pre-Retired members share decades of experience in our schools to help improve public education in Washington.  We support public education and the enhancement of the quality of life for WEA’s active and retired members.  As a member of WEA/NEA-Retired you remain a part of the nation’s largest advocacy voice for public education.  WEA-Retired members for the WEA-Sammamish UniServ Council are represented by Mike Coleman.  You can reach Mike via email by clicking here.

Please visit one or both of the links below for more information on WEA and NEA Retired:

WEA Retired

NEA Retired

                                   Retirement Seminar Offerings

In light of school closures, and the cancellation of the 2020 WEA Retired Seminars, Larry Steele and Rene Nofsinger will be hosting 1.5 hour webex workshops covering topics that are germane to retirement preparedness.   Please find the list of topics below and the registration link for all:

The seminar will  help you understand your Washington State pension plan, identify your retirement goals, take advantage of your funding sources and account for the effects of taxes and inflation in retirement.   If you would like to know how all the parts and pieces of successful retirement planning fit together including understanding your DRS pension plan, Social Security, and health care options, sign up for this free member benefit workshop designed to address these and other important questions wherever you are in your career. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ALL WORKSHOP DATES:

“Pension Plan Overview and Retirement Preparation”

    • Wednesday, May 13th    4:00pm – 5:30pm
    • Wednesday,  May 20th   4:00pm—5:30pm
    • Saturday, May 30th      10:00am – 11:30am

Key topics include:

· TRS and SERS Plan 2 and Plan 3

· 403(b) and 457(b)

· Social Security

· Retirement Health Care Options (Medicare, COBRA, PEBB, VEBA)

· Resources  (retirement income strategies, planning checklists & contact numbers)