FYI to active members: Did you realize that you can join OEA-R/NEA-Retired at any time during your career? Why do that you ask? Lock in the retiree rate of $350 Retired Life dues today and do not pay anything to retain your membership when you retire. Also, the unified Retired Life dues for OEA-R and NEA-R will increase to $450 by September 1, 2018. To join online go to www.nea.org/Join/ or request a membership form from Membership at OEA, 225 East Broad St., Box 2250 Columbus, OH 43216.