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Member Benefits

Your membership in the Association buys you a variety of benefits that help you succeed in your career -- benefits you can't get anywhere else like representation, professional development opportunities, legal assistance, news and information, liability insurance, and much more.


Your NCAE membership gives you access to exclusive programs that can help you achieve your personal and financial goals including insurance, loans, investments, and financial planning. Your Association has negotiated great rates on much-needed products and services exclusively for members.

  • ***Due to current world events and an unprecedented surge in PCR test orders, Inspire Diagnostics are temporarily not able take orders at the present time.***


    At-Home COVID-19 PCR testing is now available to NCAE members and their families/friends with no out-of-pocket cost:

    • The CDC recommends essential workers, including educators, get tested on a regular and recurring basis in order to mitigate spread of the virus and ensure a safe work/learning environment.
    • This testing program is provided by Inspire Diagnostics and is paid for by insurance and/or the CARES Act. There is zero out-of-pocket cost to NCAE members. NCAE members can, and are encouraged to, test on a regular and recurring basis.

With its commitment to improving the lives of members and its substantial group buying power, NEA Member Benefits provides quality products and services that help with personal and financial needs of our members. Some of these benefits include:

Legal Representation

When you belong to the Association, you have peace of mind that your side will be heard and that your rights will be protected. We stand ready and willing to go the extra mile to make sure you get a fair shake . . . and you don't have to pay a penny in legal fees!

Educators Employment Liability Protection

With your Association membership comes a $1 million Educators Employment Liability (EEL) insurance policy which protects you against civil proceedings brought against you in job-related matters.

NEA Discount Marketplace

As an NCAE member, you can receive money-saving discounts on things you need and use every day.

Attorney Referral Program

Through the NEA Attorney Referral Program, eligible members are entitled to two, 30-minute consultation sessions free during each membership year. And if you need additional legal help, the program lets you get that help at rates below participating attorneys' usual fees.


An equitable, quality public education for every child.

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE), NC's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NCAE's members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NCAE has affiliate organizations in every county and student chapters in select colleges and universities throughout the state.