Join Student WEA Today!


If you're pursuing a career in education, including preschool and K-12, membership in Student Washington Education Association is for you. Connect and network with other education majors, build and gain leadership skills through pre-professional opportunities, attend WEA conferences and get active in your union.


SWEA is part of the NEA Student Program, made up of 55,000 student members on over 1,100 college/university campuses across all 50 states. As a student member, you'll have member benefits like educators' liability insurance and access to national workshops, leadership conferences, grants and scholarships. Learn and grow with peers from across the state and jump start your teaching career.

Just a few reasons to join SWEA

  • Join a community and communicate with yourpeers and experienced teachers.
  • Access publications to assist you as you beginyour career in education.
  • Be a voice in Olympia, representing childrenand public schools.
  • Join other members statewide on issuesrelated to social justice.
  • Enjoy savings to more than 200,000 locationsthroughout the nation and state.
  • Receive legal protection for student teaching.
  • Attend classes and workshops.
  • Become a leader in your local, state, and national association.
  • The cost of SWEA membership is $22.50 per year and includes all membership benefits!


$20 Dues Rebate after graduation
During your first year of teaching and regular NEA membership, you are eligible to receive a rebate of $20 for each year you were a student member (up to four years). For more info check the NEA website

Questions or comments? Contact Brooke Mattox-Ball.