Membership Category

Membership in KEA provides the peace of mind to Kentucky educators that workplace issues and concerns are being advocated for and protected at home and in Frankfort. KEA works to secure and protect salaries, benefits, job security, retirement benefits and the right of a quality public education for every student.

In addition, member benefits include great deals and savings on hundreds of services and recreation. Check out all the great savings available to KEA members.

Join your fellow Kentucky educators and join KEA today! Choose from the membership category below and join us!

Choose Active if you are a full-time certified or classified employee.
Choose Associate if you are not employed in a school system and want to support KEA's mission.
Choose Part-Time if you are a certified or classified employee who works 50% or less.
Choose Previous Aspiring Educator if you were a member of the KEA Aspiring Educator program and this is your first year of full time teaching employment.
Choose Reserve if you have been granted a leave of absence of at least six months but no more than two years and were an Active member in the Association.
Choose Aspiring Educator if you are a pre-service educator in college.
Choose Substitute if you are employed in as a substitute in the school district.

If you are a current member of KEA and wish to pay dues from your bank account using Electronic Funds Transfer please have your KEA member number available and visit

*KEA monthly membership dues activate at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

You can also download a copy of the paper KEA application here.

You must select a Membership Level in order to proceed.

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