Become a Member Today

When you join the KEA, you belong to a community of teachers, education support professionals, and substitute teachers whose mission is to improve the working and learning conditions of Kenosha public schools. When you join, you are joining a network of advocates who are invested in the educational and professional growth of educators and students. Your voice as a member serves as a source of encouragement and inspiration for your colleagues, your students, and your community.

Click here for a 2020-21 KEA Membership Form and dues information.

Click here for more information about the benefits of membership.

Benefits of Membership

Problem-solving and direct input at your school or department

  • Building representatives help resolve issues with administrators
  • Propose & implement duty schedules with maximum planning time for educators
  • Advocacy if unfairly evaluated

Free continuing education at the KEA Center for Teaching and Learning 

  • All KEA members have access to all of the Center’s professional development courses, workshops and services (free to members)
  • Support for Educator Effectiveness/teacher evaluation
  • Professional development by educators for educators
  • Workshops and events for new educators

Advocacy and support for benefits when you need them

  • Medical and professional leaves, including maternity, paternity and family leave
  • Representation around wage issues
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Health insurance assistance
  • Representation in discipline matters
  • Retirement and financial planning
  • Assistance with transfers and reassignment
  • Help if assaulted on the job
  • Support and training for new educators
  • Support for licensing and evaluation

Be part of a professional association that protects our profession and lifts up public education

  • Increased planning time through member organizing campaign
  • Labor management committees on professional development, safety and discipline, special education, and others
  • Working in coalition with parents and community organizations to demand quality public education and fair funding
  • Supporting legislation that strengthens public schools and fights privatization
  • Insisting that the KUSD school board and administration partner with educators through our professional association