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6 Reasons to Join the Florida Retired Educators


There are so many benefits to an FREA membership:

  1. Pension Defense: We’ll protect your income through advocating in Tallahassee on your behalf.
  2. Community: spend time with people with a similar life experience and enjoy a 'family' of fellow retirees.
  3. Insurance Coverage: like dental, vision, home health care, accident and life insurance, Medicare supplement and more
  4. Charity Opportunities: The Foundation was established to provide scholarships and grants to educators and students.
  5. Travel: special offers on hotels, resorts, rental cars, and more.
  6. Other Discounts: computers, flowers, attractions, and more.

To Join FREA Only and become an FREA Member at Large: Fill in the application without filling in any Unit Name blanks.

For questions on Membership or more information please call 727-577-6400

To Join a Local Unit and FREA: FREA Unit names are the names of Florida Counties. Dues amounts vary by County, the list is linked below.

If you wish to become a member of your local Retired Educators Association Unit, please enter the name of the Local FREA Unit (the county in which you reside). There is a dropdown list below.

Your application will be processed within 2-5 business days of submission. Please use your invoice number to access your account in the Members Only section of our website. The rest of the website is available for your use immediately.

Your Membership Letter with Membership card will be emailed to you within a week.  

Thank you again, 

Florida Retired Educators Association.

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Associate Member 

Associate: Any person supporting the mission of the Association may apply for associate membership. Associate members may attend, but may not vote at the Delegate Convention.

FREA Benefits are fully available to ALL FREA members be they General or Associate.

General Member: Any person may become a General Member if: they are retired from the education field under the Florida  or Teacher Retirement System with 5 or more years of service; or they are retired from the educational system of any other state; or they are retired from any privately funded or parochial school with 5 or more years of service or if they are retired from the Department of Defense Education Activity.

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